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1. a place where registers are kept, such as the part of a church where the bride and groom sign a register after a wedding
2. the registration of a ship's country of origin
3. another word for registration


The configuration database in Windows starting with Windows 95. The Registry contains settings for the hardware, system software and applications in the PC. It comprises the SYSTEM.DAT and USER.DAT files, and there are separate Registry entries for the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows. A PC with many applications can easily have a hundred thousand or more entries in the Registry.

In the earlier Windows 3.x versions, the Registry database held a few settings, and all others were stored in the WIN.INI and SYSTEM.INI text files (see WIN.INI and SYSTEM.INI).

Better at the Control Panels
Routine access to the hardware and software configuration is done via the Control Panels and Properties menus. Right clicking an icon in Explorer and selecting Properties displays information about the device, data, program or application. See Win Registry and Registry cleaner.

The Last Resort - Control Key Location Fix
The Registry can be edited directly; however, that is usually only done when there is no other remedy. The following example is a Registry fix that enables users to switch the poorly placed keyboard Control Key to the more convenient Caps Lock location.

1. Click Start menu
2. Type: regedit and press Enter key
4. Click SYSTEM
5. Click CurrentControlSet
6 Click Control
7. Click KeyBoard Layout
8. Right click KeyBoard Layout
9. Click New
10. Click Binary value
11. Rename New Value #1 to Scancode Map
12. Right click Scancode Map
13. Click Modify and press Enter
14. Enter the following digits:
0000  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
0008  03 00 00 00 1d 00 3a 00
0010  3a 00 1d 00 00 00 00 00
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In June 2019, Accela announced their partnership with CloudPWR to develop a medical marijuana patient registry that would maximize tax revenue for their clients and maintain a clear visibility of marijuana in their system by preventing them from going to the black market.
Participation in the Registry is free for ASE members in 2019.
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The world's airlines are backing the development of a United Nations-led global registry for drones, as a rise in near collisions by unmanned aircraft and commercial jets fuels safety concerns.
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Despite over 20,000 reports of child sexual abuse cases, the Child Registry database has only recorded 107 official cases, the Women, Family and Community Development ministry revealed today.

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