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Windows Registry Repair, Tips, Tweaks & Tricks

Here is a list of articles and tools used to Fix, repair, tweak or clean your Windows registry. 

So what is your registry ? The registry is a database of configuration settings, where information is stored concerning attached hardware, selected system options, memory setup, and available applications. 

List of Guides 

Backup your Registry

Clear recent play list in media player 

Custom Login Message 

Disable cleanup wizard

Disable recent files in media player

Remove Windows Messenger from Outlook Express 

Restoring Backed up registry

Set drop down menu alignment

Set position of desktop wallpaper

Show Computer and Username on Desktop


Before editing your registry, remember to always back it up first, just incase you do something wrong. The registry when modified is an instant change and cannot be undone.    

BACK UP REGISTRY: So to open the registry editor click on "START", "RUN", then type "REGEDIT" (No speech marks). The registry editor will now open, click on "FILE" then "EXPORT". From the save window that appear type in a file name (ie regback.reg), now click on "SAVE". Your registry has now been backed up.