The Best and Worst Microsoft Products - Windows Registry

 
 
By eWEEK Labs  |  Posted 2008-06-24 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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10. Windows Registry



Sure, it seemed like a great idea to have a central place where software vendors could store all their app-specific settings. But the hives grew so large and so convoluted that no one could comprehend them, let alone clean them up properly. And ISVs still put their .INI files in the c:\windows directory.

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