Regedit Favorites - Backup Plugin

Once loaded in Backup4all, this backup plugin will allow backing up Regedit Favorites. A backup plugin is actually an XML file that contains information about the specific application it was created for. This allows Backup4all to recognize exactly what to back up from your computer in order to have that application's configuration files and other data backed up. The backup plugin doesn't work separately, has to be installed in Backup4all.

On this page: How to download and install the Regedit Favorites backup plugin How to use the Regedit Favorites backup plugin

How to download and install the Regedit Favorites backup plugin
Right click the following file and select Save Target As (Save Link As in FireFox): Regedit_Favorites.xml
After the download is finished, follow these steps to install it in Backup4all:


For Backup4all 4:

  1. Open Backup4all and select Tools->Plugins.
  2. Press Add
  3. Browse to the location where the plugin was saved (usually the desktop), select Regedit_Favorites.xml and press Open.

For Backup4all 3:


  1. Open Backup4all and select Tools->Install Plugin.
  2. Browse to the location where the plugin was saved (usually the desktop), select Regedit_Favorites.xml and click Open.

How to use the Regedit Favorites backup plugin
After the plugin is installed, in Backup4all in the Predefined Backup drop-down list Regedit Favorites will be included too. To create a new backup job for Regedit Favorites based on this plugin:

For Backup4all 4:

  1. Open Backup4all and select File->New Backup (Ctrl+N).
  2. On the first page enter a name for the backup in the Name field.
  3. Select a destination for the backup. Click Next.
  4. From the Selection of files and folders drop-down list, select Regedit Favorites.
  5. You will see a list of the items to be backed up. You can clear (un-check) the items that you do not want to back up. Click Next.
  6. On the next page, select the backup type. Full or Mirror type is recommended.
  7. Click Save, then Save and run.

For Backup4all 3:

  1. Open Backup4all and select File->New Backup Wizard (Ctrl+N).
  2. On the General page enter a name for the backup in the Name field.
  3. From the Predefined Backup drop-down list, select Regedit Favorites. Click Next.
  4. On the Sources page, you will see a list of the items to be backed up. You can clear (un-check) the items that you do not want to back up. Click Next.
  5. On the Destination page, select a destination for the backup. Click Next.
  6. On the Type page, select the backup type. The Full or Mirror type is recommended.
  7. Click Finish. The new backup job will appear in the backup list.
  8. Press Backup (F6) to start backing up Regedit Favorites.

You can also create your own plugins by using Backup4all Plugin Creator. For more information about this read the following knowledgebase article: How to create a backup plugin.

Applies to: Regedit Favorites, Backup4all 3.10.280 (or higher)
Plugin author: Softland
About Regedit: Regedit provides Windows registry information for advanced users. You can add certain registry keys as Regedit Favorites.

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