Rgistry Cleaner software

  Merlin_Magii 19:53 21 Aug 2006

I am interested in using a registry cleaner to tidy up the detrius inevitably attracted after a year's PC use, fix broken links etc. I am somewhat surprised to see that (apparantly) my favoured PC Mag has not tested one. Please can someone post a link to such a test, if there is one - be it in PC Advisor or anywhere else on the Internet? Thank you

  mattyc_92 19:58 21 Aug 2006

"CCleaner" has a "registry clean" feature click here and best of all, it's free

  skidzy 20:01 21 Aug 2006

Another freebie and very good click here

Hope this helps

  Terry Brown 20:11 21 Aug 2006

With all 'Cleaner' programs, do not take it at face value, that all that it finds is rubbish, you may need some of those links (although they appear empty)to run your programs.

  mbp 21:17 21 Aug 2006

IMHO I believed like most of you that it was safe. Just make sure that you make your system restore for each action. All I can say is that for some reason I have used CCleaner and Easy Cleaner by Toni Arts as recommended. I found that my OS got badly corrupted, and I could not use many functions. I had to re-format my HDD. So I am now a sceptic of these programs. I do not believe that it cleans things up sufficiently that you would notice a change in function. And to run the risk of OS corruption, I do not believe that the risk is worth the advantage. Now I do as little tinkering as possible. If it works, leave it alone.

  hgrock 21:35 21 Aug 2006

Merlin_Magii, try Advance uninstall pro 2006, it is just bril. you can try it for 15 days before buying

  VoG II 21:42 21 Aug 2006

click here is the best.

  Input Overload 22:00 21 Aug 2006

I have used RegSupreme from click here for many years without a problem, highly recommended.

  Hertz Van Rentyl 22:17 21 Aug 2006

Clean with this, provides a backup in case you need it click here

Then defrag registry with this click here

  mbp 09:27 22 Aug 2006

I would like to add a few more comments to my remarks about "Easy Cleaner" and "CCleaner" above. These are not to be confused with my opinion of "Registry First Aid, RFA" and "Registry Mechanic". It is like comparing the old Skoda with a Rolls.

I have used "RFA" for many years without a single mishap. I liked it very much but after reformatting I have not used it. Not sure where it is. It is "Retail" after the trial period (trialware). So is "Registry Mechanic" Now these are professional Retail Registry Cleaners, and are top class, in my opinion, if you are into that sort of thing.

Now to my utter surprise, very late last night, I came across a "Free Offer for Registry Mechanic" on this site. I downloaded it immediately, and I recommend it to you as well.(Offer till end of this month only.)So, I was very late last night to bed. These pro-registry programs must not be confused with the freebees that have been mentioned. They are a class aside. I recommend it. But please, after downloading, try to get all their instruction manual and read it well first, so you know what you are doing. The link for this "Free Registry Mechanic" is here:

click here

Good Luck! A must have program for the more experienced.

  VoG II 09:30 22 Aug 2006

That's the same link I posted 12 hours ago!!!

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