Can Recovery for Windows Registry repair my Windows registry?
The effective way to find out if a Windows registry is recoverable is to try the demo version of Recovery for Windows Registry on it. Visit the Demo page for a free copy of the demo.
Product specifications with lists of items recovered and not recovered is available at the Product Information page.
Note: Always backup your original corrupted Windows registry before proceeding with any recovery activity!
What limitations does the demo version of Recovery for Windows Registry have?
The demo version does not provide actual recovery but gives the analysis of the corrupted registry. It reports about the amount of data that will be recovered by the full version of Recovery for Windows Registry.
I have tried the demo. How do I decide whether to purchase the full version of Recovery for Windows Registry?
Evaluating the results of demo recovery can help in making the decision.
What are the differences between product licenses?
Details of current licensing scheme are described at the Licensing page.
Why do results of recovery contain less data than the original Windows registry?
This is normal. The damaged parts of your Windows registry will convert to zero size on output. The other common reason of file size decrease is when some of features of the original registry are not supported and therefore absent from the recovered registry.
Demo-recovered registry is smaller because it mostly consists of demo placeholders than actual data.
Running Recovery for Windows Registry from command line (through Windows Start -> Run menu).
If your license type is Enterprise or Service, you can run Recovery for Windows Registry from command line and use these calls in your batch files. Standard version does not support command line. The format for command line call is:
reg.exe <original filename with path> "<path to directory to store the recovered file(s)>"
(without angle brackets).
Please note that the directory for recovered file(s) should be created before starting the recovery.
Command line mode supports patterns '*' (replaces group of symbols) and '?' (replaces one symbol).
What file types is Recovery for Windows Registry able to repair?
Recovery for Windows Registry Recovery for Windows Registry is not the file recovery software but the system registry recovery software. It is created to get back the corrupted system registry even in case of computer crash.
I have no Setup discs. Where should I get them?
To create Setup discs, follow the instructions below:
My system crashed and the computer refuses to start. Does Recovery for Windows Registry provide solution for this problem?
To recover system registry located on the crashed computer Setup CD-ROM or floppies are required to use the software. If you do not have the disks, see the FAQ clause below for the detailed instructions on creating them.
The recovery procedure consists of the following steps:
Restart crashed system using the Setup CD-ROM or floppies
Start Recovery for Windows Registry
Enter file path to the operating system installed.
(Note: to select this option in the main menu, press "s")
Confirm recovery start by choosing "y" in the confirmation menu
Wait until registry processing is completed
Restart computer to activate the recovered registry