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Windows 7: Restore entire registry via reg file

31 Jul 2017   #1
flamer

Ultimate x64
 
 
Restore entire registry via reg file

Hi all,

I was making some changes on my system registry (to trick some installers into installing into a different directory) and before I did that I backed up the whole registry into a file.

Little did I know is that its kind of useless because it seems impossible to restore the entire registry. When I try and import the reg file I get errors due to files being in use etc.

So the question is, is there anyway for me to restore the registry from the reg file I have created? Are there any live CD's I can boot into then successfully restore it? or any applications that will schedule it during boot up?


thanks


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31 Jul 2017   #2
ethel

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Hi Flamer, The link below may help you, Option 2.




Registry - Backup and Restore
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02 Aug 2017   #3
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

The registry backups I've been making with tweaking.com's Registry Backup have always been restorable. Maybe give tweaking.com's Registry Backup a try? As a test, I have RB make a backup copy at every boot/load up - so far so good. One thing I have learned from experience: restoring a registry does not fix all types of problems, only fixes some problems.
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02 Aug 2017   #4
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

Hi Flamer,

Once restored, follow this tutorial its LONG read post 22 first.

User Profiles - Create and Move During Windows 7 Installation - Windows 7 Help Forums

now youll be able to send them to a different locations.


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