FallenWriter · Nov 9, 2012 at 07:00 am

Keeping Your Windows 7 Phone Safe with Reg Backup

The Windows Registry: It’s the heart and soul of machines running a Microsoft operating system. Whether you’re using a Windows Phone 7 device or a Windows 8 PC, the registry stores configurations and settings for everything from the OS to any number of third party applications. Without it, Windows would be crippled and unable to perform even basic, everyday tasks.

Yet despite its importance in the function of Windows devices, tuning the registry is a favorite pastime of tweakers and hackers alike. On desktop PC’s, backing up the registry before tweaking has long been possible. However, on WP7 this has not been the case. Thanks to XDA Forum Member EaterOfCorpses, WP7 users can now easily backup their registry, thanks to his latest application (the appropriately named) Reg Backup.

How easy is it? Simply open the app, and choose sections of the registry and output file name. Then hit the “Backup” button and presto: your registry has been backed up to a .reg file. It’s really simple and intuitive for even the newest of users. Head on over the original thread and give this beast a spin.


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FallenWriter is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I am the Fallen Writer of XDA. I was a News Writer who was cast into exile for my sins. Now I have returned to haunt the forums of XDA with my writings. View FallenWriter's posts and articles here.
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