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Re: Freeware registry cleaner
« Reply #15 on: September 02, 2008, 04:17:28 PM »
The one in CCleaner seems to be the most reliable. It doesn't clean as much but also doesn't trash the system as much either.
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Re: Freeware registry cleaner
« Reply #16 on: September 02, 2008, 04:51:11 PM »
People must be sensitive about registry cleaning, I mean it's like brain surgery! I tested Comodo Registry Cleaner beta on 2 machines and on my Vista machine it messed up with errors on the disk, I couldn't boot in Safe Mode and my Firefox 3.0.1 was damaged. I'm not even sure if I'm not infected by malware as my pc started acting weird since this last registry clean up. I think that beta softwares for registry cleaning are a bit dangerous (but there are back-ups....). In my case, on one of my machine CCR was listed as uninstalled application even though it was on my HD.
Just to say the damage (add on screen) on FF 3.0.1 was only on my user account. The administrator account is OK. I had to reinstall every extension on my user account. What a nightmare. What happened? The FireGesture extension's option in my administrator account is also damaged. It was updated 2 days ago. Tried a re-install but it wouldn't. Not so important, ThreatFire interference maybe :'(
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Re: Freeware registry cleaner
« Reply #17 on: September 02, 2008, 05:18:25 PM »
ThreatFire interference maybe :'(
I bet on this one...
I don't think it's CCleaner related...
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Re: Freeware registry cleaner
« Reply #18 on: September 02, 2008, 11:33:53 PM »
Call me "Crazy" after 2-3 hours and a reboot I finally installed FireGesture ext. in FF 3.0.1 normally. What is going on on my pc is a mystery, it looks a bit as virus infected yet AVAST detected nothing so far. To be continued...anyway ;D
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Re: Freeware registry cleaner
« Reply #19 on: September 03, 2008, 01:03:08 AM »
Call me "Crazy" after 2-3 hours and a reboot I finally installed FireGesture ext. in FF 3.0.1 normally. What is going on on my pc is a mystery, it looks a bit as virus infected yet AVAST detected nothing so far. To be continued...anyway ;D
Uninstall ThreatFire and everything will work ::)
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Re: Freeware registry cleaner
« Reply #20 on: September 03, 2008, 01:21:13 AM »
Call me "Crazy" after 2-3 hours and a reboot I finally installed FireGesture ext. in FF 3.0.1 normally. What is going on on my pc is a mystery, it looks a bit as virus infected yet AVAST detected nothing so far. To be continued...anyway ;D
Uninstall ThreatFire and everything will work ::)

I would have to support that suggestion, you really do have too much of a good thing on your system.

Threatfire and Comodo with defence plus could get tangled up. There have been several posts on the forum where threatfire has been involved in similar issues with extensions, I don't know if that is also related to comodo or just threatfire and some firefox extensions.
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Re: Freeware registry cleaner
« Reply #21 on: September 03, 2008, 03:17:13 AM »
just threatfire and some firefox extensions.
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Re: Freeware registry cleaner
« Reply #22 on: September 03, 2008, 07:25:29 PM »
Tech, David, may be you're right. I followed your instructions and removed Threatfire relying solely on Avast 4.8.1229 and Comodo3FW. I thought the "security" was hightened but it sort of slows and freezes the computer at times. Long process but worth it! Now, no longer PCTools on this pc, except for their FW they are all buggy to some extent. :(

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Re: Freeware registry cleaner
« Reply #23 on: September 04, 2008, 06:22:02 AM »
Tonight I tried installing extensions in FF3.0.1 on Vista. Threatfire is out. It said installation failed, corrupted download or invalid file hash. All my 20 extensions were reinstalled in one shot  ??? and Nightly Tester Tool and AdBlock Plus Filter G set were said not compatible with FF 3.0.1.  On my 2 accounts (Admin & Limited User Account)  ???Could this be the action of some virus or malware to hijack the default browser? I ran Hijack This and everything is fine ???
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Re: Freeware registry cleaner
« Reply #24 on: September 04, 2008, 06:33:00 AM »
Could be the Firekeeper extension???

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Re: Freeware registry cleaner
« Reply #25 on: September 04, 2008, 03:12:50 PM »
Could be the Firekeeper extension???
I don't think so... I use Firekeeper and also ThreatFire  :-[
But I'm on Vista with 3Gb of RAM...
Sometimes Firefox extensions became weird... even starting from the scratch... Knocking in the wood that my installation does not go into this way...
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