Complete Windows Registry Information

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INDEX - REGISTRY INFO JUMP TABLE

BIOS | BIOS Passwords | BOOKS - Registry | Boot Proccess / Startup | Booting SAFE MODE | BOOT TROUBLESHOOTING | CCleaner Crap and Registry Cleaner - FREE | EFI | Registry INFORMATION | BACKING UP the Registry | CLSID = Class Identifier | GUID = Globally Unique Identifier | HACKING the Registry| OTHER REGISTRY TIPS | Registry TOOLS | Secure / Protect the Registry | Locating Malware | Other Information | Registry DEVELOPMENT | SLOW or Problematic. Windows Computer? | RESTORE your Registry | UEFI | What Programs are Running |

REGISTRY INFORMATION

Caveat Emptor - Backup Registry before hacking it

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CPU HOGS - Tame them SAFE MODE BOOTING WHAT PROCESS ARE RUNNING? WHAT PROGRAMS START AT BOOT TIME - LISTED IN ORDER OF STARTING ---- Windows Registry Guide Description of the Microsoft Windows registry - Microsoft Windows Registry - ActiveNetwork Information about entries that may appear in important parts of the Microsoft Windows Registry Microsoft Windows Registry Demystifying the Windows Registry Windows Registry Information Older Versions of Windows: Windows NT Registry - Microsoft Win 98 Info - Microsoft Win 98/ME/NT/2000 Tricks

BACKING UP THE REGISTRY FILE

How to back up, edit, and restore the registry in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 - Microsoft HOW TO: Backup, Edit, and Restore the Registry in Windows 2000 - MS HOW TO: Backup, Edit, and Restore the Registry in Windows NT 4.0 - MS HOW TO: Backup, Edit, and Restore the Registry in Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows ME - MS Backing up your Registry - Step by Step - PCworld Backing up the Windows Registry - Symantec Backing Up the Windows Registry - Google Windows XP Registry Backup 101 How to backup the Windows XP Registry? Registry Backup - Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, and XP Older Versions of Windows: WIN98 SE REGISTRY - Forum Win 98 - Cleaning registry help Windows 98 Registry - Microsoft How to restore or repair the registry with Windows 98 Registry Checker (ScanReg) - Symantec Setting Win98 Registry Variables - Microsoft Software Forum Network How to Back Up the Registry in Microsoft Windows 95

RESTORE YOUR REGISTRY FILE

How to back up, edit, and restore the registry in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 - Microsoft How Do I Restore My Windows Registry? - PC World's Answer Line How to Manually Restore the Windows Registry

REGISTRY TOOLS - I Generally DON'T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT THEM

REGISTRY FIXERS Registry Mechanic THEY ALL NEED MORE FLEXIBILITY. I Consider Registry Mechanic the best Registry fixing tool that I've used, but it is not free. The best FREE Registry Fixer that I know of, is CCleaner - Crap & Registry Cleaner. Note that Norton's 360 security Suite includes an excellent Registry Cleaner. Advanced SystemCare Free - fixes registry and other things CCleaner (Crap Cleaner) - system optimization & privacy tool - cleans/fixes Registry - free, donation asked CCleaner runs on Microsoft Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2012, 2008, 2003, 2000 and 98 - 32-bit and 64-bit versions - by Piriform. Version 5.30.6065 (64-bit) is the latest (May 26, 2017). Download the latest FREE version of CCleaner BOOTS SLOWLY? DOESN'T RUN WELL - WE CAN EASILY FIX YOUR WINDOWS SYSTEM: THIS IS COMPLETELY SAFE: HOW TO USE CCLEANER TO CLEAN YOUR WINDOWS REGISTRY FILE ccleaner - DOCUMENTATION ccleaner - FORUM Putting Registry-/system-cleanup apps to the test RegMon for Windows v7.04 - free - many awards - now by Microsoft Registry Workshop by Torchsoft - An advanced registry editor - $30 - Recommended by PC World RegClean - MAY CAUSE PROBLEMS PC Registry Cleaners - ComparePCTuneUps Free windows registry downloads Note: I feel that Symantec (Norton System Works WinDoctor) & Registry Mechanic often find problems that the other does not - I don't know why. Symantec (Norton System Works) WinDoctor - I've used it RegEditX 2.0 - Tweaks for the Windows Registry Editor (REGEDIT) Registry Analyst 1.2 - free? - last updated in 2003 Registry Tool Easy Desk Software Registry Healer

CLSID = Class Identifier

Each ActiveX component has a unique CLSID. What Is CLSID? CLSID Key - Microsoft CLSID List - Sysinfo.org New, dedicated home for the CLSID + other forum/anti-malware helper lists CLSID List (Windows Class Identifiers) CLSID (Class ID) Definition What is CLSID? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer How To Determine File Type from Registered CLSID Smo key's Security Weblog

GUID = Globally Unique Identifier

The term GUID normally refers to Microsoft's implementation of the Universally Unique Identifier (UUID) standard. Globally Unique Identifier - wikipedia GUID Lookup GUID Partition Table - Wikipedia GUID - webopedia GUID Structure (Windows) Guid Structure - MSDN Coding Horror: Primary Keys: IDs versus GUIDs UUID (GUID) Generator on the WEB What is GUID.org?

HACKING the REGISTRY

Windows Hacks: Registry Remedies - PC World REFERENCES - Search for REGISTRY How Do I Edit The Registry? - TopTechTips Assorted Windows Registry Tips Inside the Windows NT Registry Registry Edits for Windows XP - Elder Geek Registry Fixes, Utilities, Illustrations and Tweaks - Windows XP Troubleshooting How Do I Edit The Registry? (XP) Windows XP registry - Annoyances RegMaid - clean up invalid registry entries in Visual C++/MFC - Microsoft Windows 2000 Registry Repair Utility - Microsoft

OTHER REGISTRY TIPS

You can temporarily turn off any ActiveX control by setting its "kill bit" DELETE REGISTRY "WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\INTERNET SETTINGS\ZONEMAP\DOMAINS" Disable Run Commands Specified in the Registry I get the same error message every time I boot my computer, but things run OK Optimizing the Windows Registry Windows Tuning with the registry, Andre Moritz Windows 2000/NT Forum

Secure / Protect the Registry

Lock down remote access to the Windows registry Protect the Registry - Windows NT/2000/2003/XP Admin Knowledge Base Securing the Windows 2000 Registry

Locating Malware:

Places that viruses and trojans hide on start up Complete COMPUTER SECURITY Resources Complete Computer Virus / Hoax / Worm Info (Computer) SECURITY RECOMMENDATIONS Complete Windows Tips BUGS /RECALLS / SCAMS / WARNINGS MALWARE

REGISTRY DEVELOPMENT - I DON'T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT THEM

windows registry - programming-x.com Download details: Manipulating the Windows Registry with WFC Sample

REGISTRY BOOKS

Honeycutt, Jerry Microsoft Windows Registry Guide. SECOND EDITION Microsoft Press $45 w/CD 0-7356-2218-3 Microsoft Windows XP Registry Guide Microsoft $ 40 0-7356-1788-0 Sanna, Paul Windows 2000 Registry PH/PTR $45 0-13-030064-0 Woram, John The Windows 95 Registry: A survival Guide for Users MIS Press $ 24.95 1996 1-55828-494-X Books, My Recommended Technical

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