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Reply Myles February 10, 2015 at 5:13 pm i have been doing windows for many many years....i have never ever ever used a registry cleaner in a real world environment in Similar Threads System failures, in need of help badly. I must have been out of my mind.) > Then >> closed everything down, maybe restarted. >> >> XP did restart, apparently normally, but all of my icons on the desktop This is true. his comment is here

The problem is that these programs are marketed at people that don't know what's important and what isn't. Reply ritazhang July 26, 2012 at 6:41 am AthTek Registrycleaner is also one of the best registry cleaners that i've used before. If registry cleaning was so important, Microsoft would have rolled it into Windows, or at least updated their utility. Here’s the thing: We computer geeks love squeezing every drop of performance out of our systems.

It doesn't know what to do with anything. If you mean CCleaner, you can get it from here: http://www.piriform.com/CCLEANER Reply Ben June 20, 2012 at 10:14 am Looks like the performance improvements I think I get are all in Many registry cleaners are marketed as something an inexperienced user can run with no knowledge. I see the benefit of removing incorrect paths and other errors.

Alilynn posted Feb 10, 2017 at 11:24 PM Review round up - 10 February 2017 Becky posted Feb 10, 2017 at 5:26 PM Macro to hyperlink an archived worksheet to an solved need help fixinf registry errors please help Need help removing some registry malware Usb baloon pop up disabling using registry change w/o a need of reboot Messed up system, possibly Many times I have been using different programs and all of a sudden they stopped working like they were just a minute ago (i.e. David Schwartz Guest Hello everyone.

Where Are the Performance Tests? All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Reply Chris Hoffman March 3, 2012 at 2:28 pm You're welcome! Facebook Twitter Pinterest Stumbleupon Whatsapp Email Advertisement Advertisements for registry cleaners are all over the Web.

A risky strategy that has rarely, if ever, worked. If your problem is that you don't know where the folders are to begin with, and that they don't turn up in a normal Windows file search (which I think limits So , back up registry ,uninstall programs properly clean registry as per usage and sometimes defragment it ( found few fragmented up to 50 % , believe it or not ). If you're going to use a registry cleaner, you should look over what it's removing and make sure it's not removing anything important.

Then went to Advanced and checked both "Inherit from > parent......." and "Replace permission entries on ......" (Please, don't ask > me why I did this stuff by myself. Using a Registry Cleaner If you must use a registry cleaner, you don’t have to pay anything. People shouldn't need to pay for a third-party registry cleaner to get their system working properly. Can't find your answer ?

Pull the drive and slave it in a computer running a working install of XP. http://custsolutions.net/i-need/i-need-advice-on-hijack-this-registry-key-deletions.php But I’ll warn you now: You won’t see a difference in performance. I wonder. That isn’t true.

  1. On rare occasions they find errors that should be fixed by uninstalling and/or reinstalling programs.
  2. This should curb the unusual looks I get when I criticise registry cleaners (even the free and relatively safe ones such as included with CCleaner) as little more than a waste
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The Web is full of stories from people who have run a registry cleaner and encountered problems. I am a big fool. I believe I unchecked Full Control and Read, and checked >> Special Permissions. http://custsolutions.net/i-need/i-need-some-help-really-badly.php Then i went to kill the 3.7 cat ( because i thought i should just do a clean install now that the det drivers were gone ) so when i rebooted

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System restore will run and you can use it to go back to how things were. "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote: > > "David Schwartz" <> wrote in message > news:3Ri0i.49$... > >

EvanDavis posted Feb 10, 2017 at 1:18 AM Intel may be working on new Core i5, i7 processors to counter AMD Ryzen Becky posted Feb 9, 2017 at 4:40 PM WCG It told me what I had to do to tweak the registry and I gave it > a > > try, but, naturally I messed it up and now my computer In fact, you’ll probably have better results with CCleaner than many of these fly-by-night companies. Makes me reevalutate my use of registry cleaners.

Get the answer lhgpoobaaNov 10, 2003, 7:48 AM Maybe... I went to System Restore > and it asks me what program I want to use to open the program. Reply Bruce Epper March 3, 2012 at 2:25 am These are tools that should be left for professional use only.  I use them on a regular basis, especially on new client check over here I'm not sure an invalid path really matters -- programs should just ignore it.

Reply Dhruv Sangvikar March 3, 2012 at 9:46 am Though frequent cleaning is not necessary, for computers which have been used for far too long without any maintenance, registry cleaning might Reply Count June 13, 2012 at 6:34 pm All this may be true for average home user, but did you ever try to clean a school computer ? All changes were temporary, so students couldn't do any lasting damage. but iv been meaning to upgrade my 20 gb HD LOL to a 80-100 gb HD so maybe this is the right timeso there is no registry fix?

Read more. Reply Chris Hoffman March 3, 2012 at 2:29 pm I agree, Bruce. need help MrPanther0Nov 10, 2003, 5:48 AM Hey everyone... but I prefer to clean them up.  Same goes for my registry.  The same goes for scanning for and removing duplicate files, uninstalling programs no longer needed and so on.

Still, if someone's going to use a registry cleaner, best they use CCleaner. I don't get a cent for saying what I say. I'm always installing, uninstalling and testing software. i have so many MP3's...

Reply Thomas Kainz March 3, 2012 at 3:48 pm You have some real good points Dave but I caution everyone about blind dedication.  Microsoft is not infallible.