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"If you would like to become an expert, I recommend 'Managing the Windows 2000 Registry' by Paul Robichaux."
--Kirk Kirksey, Computeredge, Jan 10, 2003

"The Registry is to most an unassailable complexity. Managing the Windows 2000 Registry, designed for the Windows 2000 single user and the administrator alike, dissolves much of the complexity, clearly outlining its structure, efficient use and the rationale behind the Registry. Of immediate use are tips and methods that stabilise Windows 2000 by securing the Registry, including how to back it up, restore it safely and handle various crises that will inevitably occur." --Wilf Hey, amazon.co.uk

"To the rescue comes author Robichaux's well-reasoned, thorough approach to learning what is necessary to shore up one's confidence when needing to make edits in the Registry. If you know how to safely handle the Registry, then you can do much more work with it than if you were merely fumbling around or guessing.This marvelous book teaches you how to carefully use the Registry, and how to administer, back up, and recover Registry data on computers running Windows 2000, both at the desktop as well as over the network." --Dale Ferris, Golden Triangle PC Club, May 2001

"Does the thought of changing the Windows Registry give you hives? It does many network admins and developers although it's a critical piece of both the operating system and applications. Managing the Windows 2000 Registry from O'Reilly & Associates is here to be your guide into the Registry underworld. Microsoft has generated a lot of hype around Active Directory and many administrators have made it their primary focus. Sooner or later, they'll have to spend some time working with the registry and this is the book they should reach for. It's a solid, well organized guide will all of the right details." --Paul G. Brown, MCP Magazine April 2001

Managing the Windows 2000 Registry provides you with all you need to understand and work with the registry, whether as a user, programmer, or administrator...an authoritative and trustworthy guide to the Windows 2000 registry. As a power user, programmer, or administrator, you'll be well served by the book." --http://www.frogware.com/

"Does working in the Windows Registry scare you? Or worse, does knowing that computer users may sometimes fool around in the Registry scare you even more? Practically all network administrators have experienced the horrendous results of damage to the Registry, either inadvertently caused by themselves, or more likely, bumbling workstation users. To the rescue comes author Robichaux's well-reasoned, thorough approach to learning what is necessary to shore up one's confidence when needing to make edits in the Registry. This marvelous book teaches you how to carefully use the Registry, and how to administer, back up, and recover Registry data on computers running Windows 2000, both at the desktop as well as over the network. The O'Reilly publishing firm, famous for their emphasis on a common-sense approach to explaining very technical material, depth of detail, and focus on the practical, has released an invaluable tool for Information Systems support professional, especially those inclined to actively work in the Registry as a means of controlling and enhancing the Windows environment. In keeping with their long established reputation, with this release, O'Reilly once again delivers a meticulously researched, unbiased work on the Windows 2000 Registry, that arrives on the market as the migration to Windows 2000 slowly begins to expand. For the demanding technical professional, this work will provide them with answers to their complex questions about the Registry." --Dale Farri, Golden Triangle PC Club, Oct. 2000