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This article describes how to restore a backup copy of the Windows 98 or Windows Millennium Edition (Me) registry.
Under normal circumstances, Windows is capable of detecting and recovering from registry errors automatically. If Windows is incapable of this, a previous copy of the registry can be restored manually. Windows makes and stores a backup of the registry when you start your computer successfully each day. By default, five previous copies or the registry are stored. To restore one of these previous copies:
For additional information about the Windows Registry Checker Tool, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/183887/EN-US/ )Description of the Windows Registry Checker Tool (Scanreg.exe)