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Today's Computer Word: Registry

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The Windows Registry contains information, settings, options, and other values for all versions of Microsoft Windows Operating Systems and programs and hardware installed in Windows. For example, when a program is installed in Windows, a new subkey containing settings such as where the program is located, the version, what settings are enabled and disabled, how to start the program, and other settings are added into the Windows Registry. Continue reading >>

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