Windows® 98 Restore Registry
How to do registry restore in Windows® 98?
There might be different types of problems occurring in a computer. It may be software, hardware, booting problems, etc., but, in every case, there are some instant solving techniques if the problem is not severe. Registry problems can occur sometimes in Windows® 98. Registry works at the time of booting a computer.
The following points will provide a better understanding of registry restore in Windows® 98:
- What is registry?
- Procedures of registry restore
- Benefits of registry restore
What is registry?
Registry is a type of huge database that controls virtually every aspect of Windows®. So, the problem in registry can come by every type of errors occurring in a system. It is not possible every time to call a system restore professional to restore registry problems as it will take a long time and is quite expensive. So, there are some steps which can be followed to restore basic registry problems at the time of booting a computer. As we know registry controls a large portion of Windows® so we should be very cautious at the time of working with registry. If we make a mistake in registry then the Windows® 98 as well as the software installed in it might be destroyed. So, a backup of system should be kept always when working with registry.
Procedures of registry restore
The procedure of restoring registry is very easy in Windows® 98 and takes around five minutes. At first the registration file should be located which the user have exported before making the changes in registry. If anyone faces any trouble locating the file, then the user should search for all files with the extension ‘.reg’. It should be searched on ‘C’ drive. Then the file should be double clicked for opening. Then a window will appear in the monitor named Registry Editor. Then after restoring the registry keys there the user will get a message of confirmation. Then the ‘OK’ button should be clicked. After all these processes are completed the machine should be restarted.
We can make any changes in registry by restoring registry. There might be many problems in a computer which can be solved by restoring registry. Sometime there might be some kind of problems that occur in a computer due to which one or more registry files can be corrupted. To solve the problems we need to change those registry files. This work is possible through registry restoring.