How to back up and restore the registry in Windows Content provided by Microsoft Applies to: Windows 7Windows 8.1Windows 10 Select Product Version All ProductsWindows 8.1Windows 10Windows 7 Windows 10, 8.1, or 8 Back up the registry manually, or create a system restore point. Back up the registry manually Create a restore point After you've backed up the information, restore it based on the method you used. Restore a manual back up Restore from a restore point Windows 7 Back up the registry manually, or create a restore point. Back up the registry manually Create a restore pointRestore the information based on which backup method you used. Restore from a restore point Last Updated: Apr 16, 2018 Need more help? Search No results Join the discussion Ask the community Get support Contact Us Was this information helpful? Yes No Tell us what we can do to improve the article Submit Thanks! Your feedback will help us improve the support experience.