How to Work with the System Registry

How to Work with the System Registry

by iryabukha on November 14th, 2012.

The system registry is a database of essential file references to applications and utilities. Its structure is hierarchical. The registry is structured with nodes of information that contain keys and sub-keys.

To access the System Registry is quite easy.

 Do not make any changes until you have done a backup of the Registry. If any incorrect change, you may not boot your OS.

To start working with the system registry, proceed through the following steps:

Click Start --> Run --> Type regedit --> click OK


The Registry Editor window displays.

 Sometimes, to clean your infected computer and eliminate the consequences of the infection, it is necessary to make changes in the Windows system registry. When editing the system registry, it is recommended to strictly follow the Lavasoft Expert’s guidelines.