How to Safely Backup and Restore the Registry on Windows 11
How to Safely Backup and Restore the Registry on Windows 11

How to Safely Backup and Restore the Registry on Windows 11

Backup and Restore the Registry on Windows 11 is another Important Topic. Registry Editor is a file that stores the database of settings. This file holds the data of software, hardware etc. You can open the Registry Editor on Windows 11 By Clicking on the window start button and searching it.

Error or Incorrect Changing in the Registry file can cause many troubles. So, if you want to make changes in the Windows Registry, it’s best to create a backup of it and then restore the settings if anything goes wrong.

Backup and Restore the Registry on Windows 11

There are two methods for Backup and Restore the Registry on Windows 11. In this article, we will guide you step by step. Here are these two methods ;

1) Backup Registry via System Restore

2) Backup & Restore Registry via Registry Editor

These two methods are followed in detail.

1) Backup Registry via System Restore

The restoring point is a backup utility that backs up all Windows files and settings to a different location on the Computer. If you want to back up the registry, the easiest option is to create a system restore point in the Computer.

In this way, you will back Windows to the previous state if anything goes wrong while changing the registry file.

There is following are followings steps;

1. First Click on the windows 11 start button, search Create a restore point and click the Open button.

Create a restore point
Create a restore point

2. Second, in the System Properties, select your system installation drive.

system installation drive.
system-installation drive.

3. Third, Click on the Create button as shown in the below Image.

Create button in restore point
Create a button in a restore point

4. Fourth, you have asked to type any Description to Name Restore Point and Then Click  Create Button.

Type the description to help you identify the restore point
Type the description to help you identify the restore point.

In this way, you can create a restore point in Windows 11 operating system.

Restore the registry from the Backup

If anything goes wrong in the Registry, You can Restore it to the previous state in Windows 11. Here are the below Articles. Let’s start it

1. First, Click on Windows 11 Start Button and Search Create a restore point and Open it.

Create a restore point
Create a restore point

2. On the System Properties, click on the System Restore option and click it.

System Restore option
System Restore option

3. Next, On the System Restore window, click on the Next button.

 System Restore window
System Restore window

4. In the Fourth Step, select the restore point you have created before and click on the Next button.

select the restore point
select the restore point

5. In the Final Steps, Click on the Finished button.

Restore the registry from the Backup
Restore the registry from the Backup

In this way, you can restore the registry from the backup file you have created.

2) Backup & Restore Registry via Registry Editor

The Registry Editor gives you an option to backup and restores the Registry file in Windows 11. There are the Followings steps to Backup and Restore the Registry on Windows 11.

  1. First, Click on the Start Button in Windows 11, Search Registry Editor and Open it.
Registry Editor
Registry Editor

2. After Opening the Registry Editor, Click on File Button and Select Then Export.

Registry Editor
Registry Editor

3. In this Step, select the save location and click on the Save button.

 Backup & Restore Registry via Registry Editor
Backup & Restore Registry via Registry Editor

4. In this way, this will backup the Registry settings on your Windows 11.

5. If you want to restore the Windows Registry, Open the Registry and Select File > Import.

 Restore the Registry,
Restore the Registry

6. In the last Step, Select the Registry backup file you have exported.

In this way, you will know how you can Backup and Restore the Registry on Windows 11

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