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This article displays Microsoft's warning about editing the Windows registry. The following sections are covered:
Applies to the following Sophos products and versions
Not product specific
Changes made to the Windows registry happen immediately, no backup is created automatically. Do not edit the Windows registry unless you are confident about doing so.
Microsoft have issued the following warning with respect to the Registry Editor:
"Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious, system-wide problems that may require you to re-install Windows to correct them. Microsoft cannot guarantee that any problems resulting from the use of Registry Editor can be solved. Use this tool at your own risk."
Note: What you see when opening the registry editor or backing it up, may vary slightly according to your operating system.
To open the Registry Editor, click Start > Run > Type regedit.exe > Press Enter.
Before you edit the registry, you should make a backup of the current settings.
This is described in How to apply permissions to a Windows registry key.
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