The KeysNotToRestore subkey specifies the names of those registry keys that will not be restored by Backup.

Each of the entries has the following format:
<component>    REG_MULTI_SZ    registry path [registry path]

The paths are relative from HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM and can take one of three forms:

Entry Default Value
Active Directory Restore CurrentControlSet\Services\NTDS\Restore In Progress\ CurrentControlSet\Services\NTDS\Parameters\New Database GUID
Fault Tolerance Disk\
Installed Services CurrentControlSet\Services*
LDM Boot Information CurrentControlSet\Control\Services\dmio\boot info\
Mount Manager MountedDevices\
Pending Rename Operations CurrentControlset\Control\Session Manager\PendingFileRenameOperations
Plug & Play CurrentControlSet\Session Manager\PendingFileRenameOperations
Session Manager CurrentControlSet\Control\SessionManager\AllowProtectedRename
Windows Setup Setup\SystemPartition

Caution Image Caution

Do not change the values of the entries in this subkey. Altering these values can prevent Backup from successfully backing up and/or restoring data.