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Published on 11.28.07 by Brent Trahan

Restore the Registry in Windows Vista

Learn how-to restore Windows Vista’s registry to a backed up copy.

Restore the Registry in Windows Vista

  1. Right-click Computer in the Start menu and then select Properties.
  2. Click Advanced system settings on the left of the System window.
  3. Select the System Protection tab in the System Properties window.
  4. Click System Restore.


  5. You can choose to restore the registry using the last restore point by selecting Recommended restore. In this example I’m going to choose which restore point I want to choose by selecting Choose a different restore point and then clicking Next.


  6. Select the restore point you want to use and then click Next.


  7. Confirm what you’re about to do and then click Finish.


Your computer will restart with the restore point applied.

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