Back up the registry manually In Registry Editor, locate and click the registry key or subkey that you want to back up. Click File > Export. In the Export Registry File dialog box, select the location to which you want to save the backup copy, and then type a name for the backup file in the File name field. Click Save.
- How do I backup my entire registry?
- How do I backup my Windows 10 registry?
- How do I reset Windows registry to default?
- How do I restore a registry backup?
How do I backup my entire registry?
Back up the Windows registry
- Press the Windows + R keys to open the Run dialog box.
- Type in the following text, and then press Enter. regedit. ...
- On the File menu, click Export.
- In the File name box, type a name that you will remember, such as Registry Backup.
- Select a location where you want to save the Registration Entries (. reg) file.
- Click Save.
How do I backup my Windows 10 registry?
How to backup Registry keys on Windows 10
- Open Start.
- Search for regedit, right-click the top result, and select the Run as administrator option.
- Navigate to the location of the settings you want to backup.
- Select the key you want to backup.
- Click the File menu, and select the Export option.
How do I reset Windows registry to default?
While there's no official way to "reset" only the Registry, you can use Windows' built-in refresh tools to get everything back to normal. Type Reset into the Start Menu and click Reset This PC to enter the appropriate menu.
How do I restore a registry backup?
Restoring the Windows registry backup
- Open the Windows Registry Editor by doing either of the following: ...
- Click File > Import.
- Select the directory where the registry backup will be imported (e.g. desktop) and select the registry backup.
- Click Open.
- Restart your computer to begin using the restored registry.