How to Backup Registry editor settings in Windows 11

  • To backup registry editor settings on windows 11 -> you need open registry editor settings -> Click on file and select export and save location on your computer and click on save to backup registry editor settings on windows 11.
  • To restore you need to click on file and select import and locate the exported or backed up registry editor and import registry backup on windows 11 computer.
  • You can also backup and restore registry editor settings using the command line as well and backup config folder.

On your windows 11 computer if you are having any issues and windows 11 is not responding or keeps restarting or when you are modifying registry editor settings then you need to first take backup of your registry editor settings and then fix the issue using regedit on windows 11. So, lets see in detail below.

You can export registry editor settings and import registry editor settings easily and when you modify registry editor inorder to fix any issues, its must and recommended to take backup of registry editor settings that you are previously having on your windows 11 computer.

Backup Registry editor settings in Windows 11

Below steps will help you backup registry editor settings on Windows 11 computer easily and restore these backup files if anything goes wrong with the registry editor on your Windows 11 or 10 computer.

Step 1: Click on windows search on taskbar

Step 2: Search for registry editor and open registry editor.

Step 3: Now, click on File on top menu of registry editor

Step 4: Click on Export

Step 5: Select the location that you want to save these registry editor and back up registry editor settings.

Step 6: Save as type as .reg and click on Save to save registry editor on your windows 11 computer and keep a backup of registry editor.

That’s it, this is how you take backup of registry editor on your windows 11 computer and the same process and export registry editor on windows 10 computer as well.

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How do I backup my registry command line on Windows 11

Step 1: In windows search -> type in cmd and click on command prompt and run as administrator.

Step 2: Make sure your command prompt open with windows installation drive and if not, then you need to change it to windows installation drive.

Step 3: Now, you need to type this  command in command prompt -> mkdir configbak and hit enter and this will create a directory with configbackup folder.

Step 4: Now, you need to copy files to configback and to do that type this command in command prompt -> copy config configbak and hit enter and your files will be copied and press yes if it asks for permission to copy.

Step 5: Now, in elevated Command Prompt -> type copy *..\* and hit enter and all your files will be copied.

That’s it, this is how you backup registry editor settings on your windows 11 computer using command line.

Windows 10 registry backup location

By default windows registry backup location will be on your windows 11 drive installation folder under -> Windows\System32\config\RegBack. 

Why to Backup Registry Files on Windows 11

If you are modifying or changing registry files on your windows 11 computer then sometimes you may run into issues and dont know what to do and at that time by restoring backed up registry files will be handy and very useful to get back where you are before modifying registry editor settings on your windows 11 computer.


Restore registry windows 11 without backup

To restore registry without backup you need to have system image or restore point to restore registry settings on windows 11.

How do I restore registry editor?

To restore registry editor on windows 11 -> open windows registry editor and click on file and click on import and select the backup registry files and restore registry editor.

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