Why does Windows have a registry?

Leo Notenboom of Ask-Leo.com has come up with a wonderful article on ” Why does Windows have a registry?”.

In this article, Leo has explained the basic issues and the features which have been addressed using the registry mechanism of Microsoft Windows.
Some of key points listed by Leo are:

  • Separation of “machine” settings from “user” settings.
  • Support for different settings for different users.
  • A centralized location for shared software.
  • Roaming support.
  • Registry level Security.

Read more on this article from Leo’s site here>>




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