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Author Topic: Deeper into the Windows Registry - Work-in-Progress Article on Gizmo's  (Read 2527 times)

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Here's a very interesting article -- a work in progress -- on Gizmo's Tech Support Alert site (one of our favorite websites), taking a comprehensive look at the Windows Registry.

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The Windows registry is doubly obscure as it is both unknown to most of us and hard to understand. This is as it should be. The registry is a fundamental part of the Windows Kernel and its operations are relatively complex. If Windows is working properly then we, as users, should never see the Registry or any of its components. This article is not written for registry beginners, nor those wanting to edit the registry. Instead it provides a deeper understanding of the organization and management of the registry.



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An interesting article even though I strongly disagree with the author's thesis that the Registry being hard to understand is "as it should be."

Just because something is hard to suss out doesn't mean it should, or arguably even need to be, so difficult.

In my world, that's just bad design.  ;)

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Just because something is hard to suss out doesn't mean it should, or arguably even need to be, so difficult.

In my world, that's just bad design.  ;)

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Re: Deeper into the Windows Registry - Work-in-Progress Article on Gizmo's
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2014, 11:32:55 AM »
This was updated this morning.............
http://www.techsuppo...indows-7-startup.htm

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Re: Deeper into the Windows Registry - Work-in-Progress Article on Gizmo's
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2014, 12:17:46 PM »
Who would I have to talk to to get Remah a Nobel Peace Prize in Communications and an Oscar for Smartest Move Ever in a web article.
This entry in his article certainly gets my vote:

http://www.techsuppo...indows-7-startup.htm

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