Incorrectly editing the registry can severely damage your system. Editing and managing the registry is for advanced users only. The instructions below are offered only as a reminder, not as a tutorial for novice users.
To create a .reg file
In a text editor, such as Notepad, type or paste the following text on the first line:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
On the second line, type or paste the key path. For example, type:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\GlobalSCAPE Inc.\EFT Server 4.0\EventRules]
On the third line, type or paste the name of the key and the value (DWORD) for the key. For example, type:
(include quotation marks)
Close the file and save it with a .reg extension. For example, type:
Double-click the file and follow the prompts to install the key into the registry. If you receive an error, open the file to verify the information was typed correctly. The .reg file can be transported to and used on other computers.
Backing Up the Registry
Manually Creating Registry Keys