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Re: Registry 'Cleaners'
« Reply #30 on: July 29, 2011, 01:25:02 AM »
1. ...but i have heard from the Tech guys on Microsoft forums that there is actually no need to use Reg Cleaners as Windows does a good enough job of dealing with the Registry itself.
2. In fact, i would go as far to say as the 'Registry Cleaners' do nothing whatsoever in helping to speed your system up and are in fact totally unnecessary and most of them will end up doing more harm than good.

1. LOL ;D
2. Yep, quite right, if you do this for speed it won't do much on modern systems. Some also do more harm than good. But CCleaner is a good and useful utility. (No need to clean the registry too often, especially: if you seldom install new programs.)
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Re: Registry 'Cleaners'
« Reply #31 on: July 29, 2011, 04:35:36 AM »
When in doubt, use CCleaner. In fact, just use CCleaner.
+1 CCleaner is simple enough foe the novice and won't screw up the registry.
I also use WinUtilities Free but this is not for the novice.  :)
Provided they don't manually select all kinds of things to clean.  :)
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Re: Registry 'Cleaners'
« Reply #32 on: July 29, 2011, 07:20:00 PM »
When in doubt, use CCleaner. In fact, just use CCleaner.
+1 CCleaner is simple enough foe the novice and won't screw up the registry.
I also use WinUtilities Free but this is not for the novice.  :)
Provided they don't manually select all kinds of things to clean.  :)
The user always should check the results before fixing.
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Re: Registry 'Cleaners'
« Reply #33 on: July 29, 2011, 07:26:40 PM »
have used CCleaner and Eusing free for years with no problem..

have also tried pctools registry mechanic....this made a mess several times and always ended with reinstall

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Re: Registry 'Cleaners'
« Reply #34 on: July 30, 2011, 01:34:09 PM »
Didn't you just ask this question here?

http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=79439.msg653371#msg653371

No, that was relating to whether it was safe to delete a specific reg key. This question is about reg cleaners in general.

Did you read your last post in that thread?


Ah ok i just scrolled down and read my last post (I just read the first one before)...My mistake lol  :P
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