How To Fix or Repair Windows Registry Errors

Here in this article you will learn how you can solve the issues with Windows registry and the method by which you can fix/repair them. Just follow the article below to know how you can do that.

When you install the Windows on your computer, the Windows then stores the blueprint for your installation as a registry file. If this file gets corrupted, it can cause different issues and would also cause the display errors. If you have to fix these errors then you will have to fix your registry and restore it.

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How To Fix/Repair Windows Registry Errors

You can solve the registry errors on your Windows by different ways and all the ways that you can try are given below:

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The reason why I put this method on the top is because if you have ever encountered a particularly irksome piece of malware or virus affecting your registry then you will always have a backup at the time. So, all you need to is make a backup of your registry fields so that you can use it later.

Step 1. First of all, press Windows+R. This will open the run box and there you need to type “regedit” and then simply press enter.

Fix/Repair Windows Registry Errors
Fix/Repair Windows Registry Errors

Step 2. Now from there, you need to click on “File” and then click on “Export”

Fix/Repair Windows Registry Errors
Fix/Repair Windows Registry Errors

Step 3. Now a dialogue box will pop-up and you need to enter a name of your choice and store it in a safe location.

Fix/Repair Windows Registry Errors
Fix/Repair Windows Registry Errors


Simply follow the same steps mentioned above. Select File>Import and there browse to the location where you saved the backup file and hit “Open”. That’s it! this is the easiest way to avoid registry errors.

Fix/Repair Windows Registry Errors
Fix/Repair Windows Registry Errors

#1 Using System Restore

You would be knowing about the system restore feature of the Windows in which you first create the backup of your Windows when it is working fine and then you can restore it to the same settings in the future. Here you have to do the same and restore your system to the point when it was working fine and was not having any registry issue. This will also restore the registry to the previous point, hence solves the errors related to it. Below are the steps how you can restore your system while you are using Windows.

Step 1. First of all, open the control panel on your Windows. Here in the control panel, search for the ‘System Restore’ option and click it.

Using System Restore
Using System Restore

Step 2. This will open the System Restore panel. If you had created the backup for your system before, you will see that backup in the ‘System Restore‘ panel. Select the restore point from there.

Using System Restore
Using System Restore

Step 3. After selecting the restore point, click on the “Scan for the affected programs” button on the System Restore panel. This will start the scanning of the restore point for affected programs. If there are no affected programs found on the selected restore point then you can go ahead and restore your computer to that point by clicking “Next” and then “Finish” button that appears on the panel.

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#2 Using Software

There is some software available in the market that you can use to solve the errors related to the registry. These software work by restoring the registry to the previous point where it worked fine. This software can also use the information from the internet to update your registry it also finds the issues with your registry and then tries to fix them, all you have to run through some of the options within this software and you shall get the errors removed. One of the best software that you can also use to solve registry problems is CCleaner. This software has particular options inside to work with the registry of the computer on which you have installed it. You can Download & Install the CCleaner from here.Ccleaner

You can also fix your computer for Windows errors by cleaning it. Just clean the trash and junk files from your system and it shall fix the errors. For cleaning the system, you can again use the CCleaner software on your computer.

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So this was all about How To Fix/Repair Windows Registry Errors. The registry errors are very easy to be fixed by the above ways and also you don’t have to worry about anything as by using these steps your system will not cause registry errors. The only thing of which you have to take care is that, while doing system restore all the settings of your computer will be also changed and restored. Just go and use these ways to fix the errors related to a registry on your Windows.



Karanpreet Singh
Karanpreet Singh is the Co-Founder of Techviral. He writes about how to, tutorials especially on Android, iPhone, Computer, Internet, Social Networks, etc. Apart from this, he is an Ec-Council CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) and a Digital Marketing Expert. He loves to share his knowledge with others through blogging.