Updating system registry
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Click the Windows \"Edit\" button in the main menu bar.
Some administrators prefer to manually download and install new updates to save resources on the computer.
The Windows Update can be disabled using the registry, which is the location for all Windows configurations and settings.
Windows 95 and Windows NT extended its use to rationalise and centralise the information in the profusion of INI files, which held the configurations for individual programs, and were stored at various locations.
It is not a requirement for Windows applications to use the Windows Registry. NET Framework applications use XML files for configuration, while portable applications usually keep their configuration files with their executables. INI files stored each program's settings as a text file, often located in a shared location that did not provide user-specific settings in a multi-user scenario.