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#1 User is offline   RonenZur 

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Posted 09 July 2010 - 02:20 AM

When you're searching for the top registry cleaner one of the decisions you will have to make is to determine whether you want a paid registry cleaner or a free registry cleaner. There are advantages and disadvantages to both choices. The choice will ultimately be up to you.
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Posted 09 July 2010 - 10:40 AM

OK. That goes without saying! But which specific registry repair software do you use? That was what I came here to see. I prefer the least expensive stuff. You know, the free stuff! Often the best software is the free stuff! (IMO, of course.) Take Firefox, for instance. But with the exception of just a few individual pieces of software within any particular category, that isn't often the best stuff.

I came here expecting to see people telling about the best registry repair software they've used. And also the worst nightmares they've had. I just had a trusted website tell me to get something called "Registry Booster", and that it was recommended on Tucows. So I downloaded it, and then, before installing and running it, I went to Tucows to see how they actually rated it. Five cows! 96% popularity! Great. Must be good, right? But only ONE user comment, and he/she said it had completely trashed his/her system! FIVE cows, but no positive comments and one trashed system? What to believe? I sure don't know! That's why this topic caught my eye. But nothing here! Sheeesh! I've heard a lot of good things about CCleaner lately (Tucows: only 4 cows, but 100% popularity), but whenever I look at it, I'm overwhelmed by all the stuff it does, and I'm afraid I might lose a lot more than I might gain by using it! Am I the only one to think that way? (The only person I personally know who actually uses it downloads just about everything he ever hears of, uncritically, but I also hear his computer ends up in the shop a lot! Don't know if I should laugh or cry!)

C'mon, people! Write something useful here! Let's hear everyone's experiences with whatever registry repair software you may have used! If I need to hear this, I'm sure there are many more out there who need to hear this too! Thanks for your collective ears, but right now I'm still "Mystified"!

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Posted 09 July 2010 - 11:22 AM

View PostMystified, on 09 July 2010 - 10:40 AM, said:

OK. That goes without saying! But which specific registry repair software do you use? That was what I came here to see. I prefer the least expensive stuff. You know, the free stuff! Often the best software is the free stuff! (IMO, of course.) Take Firefox, for instance. But with the exception of just a few individual pieces of software within any particular category, that isn't often the best stuff.

I came here expecting to see people telling about the best registry repair software they've used. And also the worst nightmares they've had. I just had a trusted website tell me to get something called "Registry Booster", and that it was recommended on Tucows. So I downloaded it, and then, before installing and running it, I went to Tucows to see how they actually rated it. Five cows! 96% popularity! Great. Must be good, right? But only ONE user comment, and he/she said it had completely trashed his/her system! FIVE cows, but no positive comments and one trashed system? What to believe? I sure don't know! That's why this topic caught my eye. But nothing here! Sheeesh! I've heard a lot of good things about CCleaner lately (Tucows: only 4 cows, but 100% popularity), but whenever I look at it, I'm overwhelmed by all the stuff it does, and I'm afraid I might lose a lot more than I might gain by using it! Am I the only one to think that way? (The only person I personally know who actually uses it downloads just about everything he ever hears of, uncritically, but I also hear his computer ends up in the shop a lot! Don't know if I should laugh or cry!)

C'mon, people! Write something useful here! Let's hear everyone's experiences with whatever registry repair software you may have used! If I need to hear this, I'm sure there are many more out there who need to hear this too! Thanks for your collective ears, but right now I'm still "Mystified"!


There's a good thread going as we speak:
http://forums.pcworl...gistry-cleaner/
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Posted 09 July 2010 - 11:36 AM

Whoa there, Mystified. Slow down buddy. This particular discussion only started 8 hours before your post. Give people time to post their input. If you browse around this forum, you'll see a lot of discussion about CCleaner. It's a highly recommended program around here. Most of what it's used for is to clean temporary files from web browsers, system files, and a whole list of other applications. It does come with a registry cleaner option, but using registry cleaners in general (not specifically CCleaner) has been under scrutiny by many folk including Microsoft developers. If used properly, it can fix some problems. If used improperly, it can mess up your system. So try out CCleaner, but avoid the registry cleaner if you don't really understand it.
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Posted 09 July 2010 - 07:37 PM

Hi all :

When it comes to the subject of "Registry Cleaners",
I recommend reading the views of some security
oriented "Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals" at
http://aumha.net/viewtopic.php?t=28099 .
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Posted 10 July 2010 - 08:53 AM

Hi. I do use CCleaner for Cleaning the registry sparingly as it isn't necessary to runit all that often. If you want to repair a registry, I would recommend that you do so using the repair function on a windows installation disc. That will repair anything within the OS, without having to to doa a reformat and reinstallation..........hopefully.
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Posted 10 July 2010 - 03:26 PM

View Postcoastie65, on 10 July 2010 - 08:53 AM, said:

Hi. I do use CCleaner for Cleaning the registry sparingly as it isn't necessary to runit all that often. If you want to repair a registry, I would recommend that you do so using the repair function on a windows installation disc. That will repair anything within the OS, without having to to doa a reformat and reinstallation..........hopefully.

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