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Windows 95 registry for dummies
Weadock, Glenn E.
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Publication Information:
Foster City, CA : IDG Books Worldwide, [1998]

Physical Description:
xxvi, 323 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 computer laser optical disk (4 3/4 in.).
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QA76.76.O63 W3973 1998 Book and Software Set Central Closed Stacks

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Complete Map of the Registry Inside!

Fine-Tune the Windows 95 Registry with Confidence! Get to the "heart and soul" of Windows 95. Windows® 95 Registry For Dummies® shows you how to customize the Registry and use it to improve reliability, speed, security, and ease of use. You'll also find out how to protect your PC from Registry problems. With clear, down-to-earth instructions, this easy-to-follow guide will help you put the Registry to work for you -- in no time! Valuable Bonus CD Includes:

Free trial version of Norton Utilities for Windows 95, including Norton Registry Editor and Registry Tracker Free utilities Regmon and Filemon to monitor changes to your Windows 95 PC Shareware Registry utilities RegSurf, Registry Search and Replace, WinHacker, and MTUSpeed Free trial version of the commercial utilities CleanSweep, GHOST, and TweakDUN Shareware programs are fully functional, free trial versions of copyrighted programs. If you like particular programs, register with their authors for a nominal fee and receive licenses, enhanced versions, and technical support. Freeware programs are free, copyrighted games, applications, and utilities. You can copy them to as many PCs as you like -- free -- but they have no technical support. System Requirements: 486 or faster PC (Pentium processor recommended) with Windows 95 or later; 8MB RAM (16MB recommended); and a double speed (2x) or faster CD-ROM drive

Inside, find helpful advice on how to:

Discover why the Registry is the "nerve center" for Windows 95 and Windows 95 programs Put safeguards in place so you'll never run the risk of losing vital system information due to Registry problems Customize the Registry without even using the Registry Editor Get acquainted with the Registry's organization so you know what information goes where -- and why Put advanced Windows 95 features to work for you by using the Registry's system policies and user profiles Use the Registry to make your desktop faster, more convenient, and safer -- and change desktop features you didn't know you could change Troubleshoot the top 20 Registry problems with the confidence of a pro

Author Notes

About the Authors Glenn E. Weadock is president of Independent Software, Inc. and a Microsoft Windows 95 Certified Professional. He's written nine major computer books, including IDG Books Worldwide's Intranet Publishing For Dummies®. Mark Wilkins is a computer science professor and author who wrote and teaches Data-Tech Institute's seminar, Supporting and Troubleshooting the Windows 95 Registry.