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Old 07-14-2008, 04:52 PM
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Originally Posted by b1caez01 View Post
From now on it is going to take some real convincing for me to waste my time making copious backup copies of my registry, before messing in "everyone" tells us.

One cannot merge a saved registry copy back to the registry!

You get the error message that it cannot proceed because some keys are open and in use.

Well, yeah, ...duh! How in sam hill are you supposed to merge an entire backup?
It's a sure sign of not rtfm...

Originally Posted by lurkswithin View Post
I don't know how you are doing it but if you follow the directions from the people that designed it....

How to back up and restore the registry in Windows

I have backed up and restored many times the registry that I was editing. That is the purpose of doing the back-up!
...and Lurkswithin has just supplied the link to it.

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