Glossary

The glossary below contains many of the terms you will find in common use throughout the Symantec Security Response website. Please refer to this list to find definitions of terms and answers to other Internet security-related questions.

Windows registry

Windows registry is a database which stores settings and options for the operating system and settings for all the hardware, software, and users. Preferences of the registry are split into five logical sections, which are further divided into subsections and keys. The sections of the registry are: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, HKEY_CURRENT_USER, HKEY_USERS, and HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG

A database that stores settings and options for the operating system and information and settings for all the hardware, software, users, and preferences of the Scathe Registry is split into five logical sections, which are further divided in to sub sections and keys. The sections of the registry are: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE,HKEY_CURRENT_USER, HKEY_USERS, and HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG.

A database that stores settings and options for the operating system and settings for all the hardware, software, and users. Preferences of the registry are split into five logical sections, which are further divided in to subsections and keys.

A database which stores settings and options for the operating system and information and settings for all the hardware, software, users, and preferences of the Scathe Registry is split into five logical sections, which are further divided in to sub sections and keys. The sections of the registry are: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE,HKEY_CURRENT_USER, HKEY_USERS, and HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG.

Windows registry is a database that stores settings and options for the operating system. It also stores the information and settings for all the hardware, software, users, and preferences. The registry is split into five logical sections, which are further divided in to subsections and keys. The sections of the registry are HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, HKEY_CURRENT_USER, HKEY_USERS, and HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG.