How to back up the registry in Windows Vista

I am currently working through the steps to delete & fix MSN Messenger because my current one is corrupt. One of the measures is to back up the 'register' before moving on to the next step.

So far, that I have been able to find anything that tells me where I can find the 'register' or where I can download the software for this. My laptop came with Windows Vista pre-installed so I don't have a CD.

Someone can tell me what is the 'register' and where can I find the software? Is this by chance another name for where you just do a system retsore point on the computer?

Thank you

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Wednesday, July 7, 2010, 17:47:36 + 0000, Lorien - a says:

Here is the information you need: http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/212412-registry-backup-restore.html.

Moreover, to join the Regitry to go start / search box and type regedit.exe and enter and then double-click on the program icon that appears.

Bunnies098 should be aware that Regedit is a program for editing the
Registry. Unlike many other programs of different species, from editing all
changes made to the registry are made immediately. you do not get the
opportunity later to save or not to save changes.

And the registry is critical to the operation of Windows. So be
extremely careful what you do with Regedit and do everything
changes with it unless you are sure that what you do is
fix.
Regedit is a very dangerous program. An error with the help of it can easily
cause a computer unbootable plu.

Ken Blake

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