A Centralized Registry: The Windows Registry System has some
advantages and benefits which include: The configuration of your PC is
kept separate from the user configuration. Setting policies for a
group is much more simple for management by administrators. Over a
network, the registry can be accessed and managed as one item, and
backed up quickly because of the location and size of the specific
With a centralized registry, there exist some problems also: The
Windows system registry can be considered a "single point of failure"
- which means modifying the registry can lead to a variety of
problems...from poor system performance to your computer not even
booting up correctly!
Data could even be rendered unrecoverable in extreme circumstances,
and you would have to do a full re-installation of your Windows
Sometimes computer applications do not uninstall correctly, and this
will residual "junk" files in your computer registry...this in-turn
will increase your registry size. When the registry grows very large,
your PC performance will almost always decrease and cause your system
to become unstable....
Registry Repair: http://groups.google.com/group/regrepairsbv