Registry contains information and settings for all the hardware, software, users, and preferences of the operating system.
Whenever a user makes changes to the Control Panel settings, or File Associations, System Policies, or install new software, the changes are reflected and stored in the Registry.
Malware usually targets the System Registry in a manner beneficial to malware creating problems to the device.
The Quick Heal Registry Restore feature restores the critical system registry area and other areas from the changes made by malware. It also repairs the system registry.
i. Configuring Registry Restore
- Open Quick Heal Total Security.
- On the left pane, navigate to Privacy > Advanced Privacy
- Click Registry Restore.
Select from the further options as required:
- Select Restore critical system registry areas to restore the critical system registry during the scan. Critical System Registry areas are generally changed by malware to perform certain task automatically or to avoid detection or modification by system applications such as Disabling Task Manager, and Disabling Registry Editor.
- Select Repair malicious registry entries to scan system registry for malware related entries. Malware and its remains are repaired automatically during the scan.
- Click Default to restore default settings.