Backup The Windows 8 Registry

If you want to know how to backup the Windows 8 registry, read this.

How to backup the registry in Windows 8

1. Step Open the registry editor. If you’re having problems, read our tutorial how to open the registry editor in Windows 8

Open Windows 8 Registry Editor

2. Step Confirm the UAC prompt:
Confirm Registry UAC prompt

3. Step Click on File and then on Export to start the backup process
Backup Windows 8 Registry

4. Step Select the checkbox All and enter a name for the registry backup and add the date to the filename:
Create Backup Windows 8 Registry

5. Step Finally, click on Save and wait – have patience the backup might take a while. You have now successfully created a backup of the registry.

You can restore the backup by using the Import feature of the registry editor, which is also on the File menu.

If you’re running into any problems during the backup let us know

Published: Friday, September 30th, 2011 Last Modified: September 30, 2011