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How to create a backup of the registry.

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Before starting any procedure that involves editing the Registry, it is recommended that a backup of the registry be created. This is because using the Registry editor incorrectly can cause serious problems that may require the operating system to be reinstalled and can result in the potential loss of data.

The process to create a backup of the registry varies depending on the operating system installed on the computer. Select the appropriate link below and follow the steps to create a backup of the registry.