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This article describes how to make changes to the Windows Registry.
For information about how to edit the registry, view the Changing Keys And Values online Help topic in Registry Editor (Regedit.exe). Note that you should make a backup copy of the registry files (System.dat and User.dat) before you edit the registry.
WARNING: Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall Windows 95. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the incorrect use of Registry Editor can be solved. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
Making a BackupAlways make a backup of the Windows Registry before you modify any settings. You can backup the entire Registry by copying System.dat and User.dat or by exporting a single portion of the Registry using REGEDIT.
Back up by Exporting a Portion of the Registry
How to Modify Registry EntriesIf you are modifying settings for Word for Windows 95, use the RegOptions macro to modify Word-related Registry entries. To modify settings for other programs, use the following steps to make changes in the Registry itself:
To Remove a Registry Entry
Locate All References to a Specific Word or Filename
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