How To Repair The Registry Without A Tool
The Windows registry is a database that Windows use to store all the settings that your computer uses. It’s not a memory but it acts like one, it keep your stored password details and other details like screen resolution and audio settings in its database, so Windows can get fast access to it. The registry is very important but it is also a very common reason for getting computer errors and a slow speed. The registry stores thousands of different settings and when you start your computer, the registry will load hundreds settings to different applications and if the communication between Windows and its registry is not working it can lead to registry errors.
How To Restore A Damaged Registry?
To restore your damage registry without buying a registry repair tool is done like this: Boot from your Windows installation disk and when you enter the installation process push the R button, you will now enter the Windows recovery console. Write your admin password or if you don’t have a password, hit enter. Write the following in the recovery consoles command prompt and press enter after every row:
copy c:\windows\system32\config\system c:\windows\tmp\system.bak
copy c:\windows\system32\config\software c:\windows\tmp\software.bak
copy c:\windows\system32\config\sam c:\windows\tmp\sam.bak
copy c:\windows\system32\config\security c:\windows\tmp\security.bak
copy c:\windows\system32\config\default c:\windows\tmp\default.bak
copy c:\windows\repair\system c:\windows\system32\config\system
copy c:\windows\repair\software c:\windows\system32\config\software
copy c:\windows\repair\sam c:\windows\system32\config\sam
copy c:\windows\repair\security c:\windows\system32\config\security
copy c:\windows\repair\default c:\windows\system32\config\default
When you are finished, write “exit” and the computer will restart itself. Remove the installation disk from you CD drive and you should be able to run Windows without problems.
To fix the registry this way is not recommended because many things can happen on the way and only experienced computer technicians should fix the registry by hand. The best way is to use an automated software, that can scan you operative system and find registry errors and fix them. There are many good tools available online, and one tool called RegCure is a powerful premium registry cleaner that does what it say’s, it cures the Windows Registry and keep your computer healthy and stable. Free registry cleaners can also scan your operative system, but to fix real registry problems you will need a premium registry repair tool.
If the registry gets errors, it is easy to fix. But if the registry is damaged, you will not be able to run Windows. So take good care of your computer registry and you will not have to worry about a system crash or other bad computer problems. The best way to prevent a system crash is to always have a strong virus and spyware protection on, and run your registry cleaner at least every six month and you have done everything you can to stop registry errors.