PC bug Doctor and Reg mechanic - what do you think

  ade247 11:24 12 Nov 2005

I have had a PC Bug Doctor lifetime license for about 2 years now and a Reg Mechanic license for about 1 and a half years, (just renewed the license). I am beginning to think that PC Bug Doctor is just a waste of my system resources and after reading a poor review of it I am starting to regret buying it at all. Reg mechanic is expensive to renew every year and I may bin this off eventually as i don't agree with this kind of tie in. What experiences have other members had of these two apps? Good or bad?

  seventiesdolly 11:40 12 Nov 2005

I have used both. Bug Doctor loaded all kinds of rubbish onto my system, stuff that showed up as spyware in other scans, and was a nightmare to completely remove.
I found Reg Mechanic to be quite good and had a license for a year but got spooked by bad reports of registry cleaners, including reg mechanic, whipping out stuff that they shouldn't, so I ditched it and currently use CCleaner which seems to do a good job.

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