How to back up and restore the registry in Windows

Windows 10, 8.1, or 8

First, 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


Article ID: 322756 - Last Review: Feb 13, 2017 - Revision: 22

Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10