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#1 stillwaters


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Posted 17 December 2008 - 07:42 AM

Hi everyone! New member here, looks like a great website!

I hear a lot of conflicting opinions if it's worth it to use the ccleaner issues tab. Some people say it won't affect computer speed and may just mess up your registry. Some people say it's the most necessary thing to keep your computer going. What do you experts think?

Thanks in advance for all your help.

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#2 tenz


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Posted 17 December 2008 - 08:25 AM

If you are worried about ruining your registry, why not back it up first. If your not sure how to do it, go to start, run, type "regedit" that will load the registry editor. Unfortunatley i am on a linux box right now and dont remember the menu where the backup function, but look at the file menu and rest of the strip and you should find a backup/export option. Do that and save the file, then if your CCleaner run does harm, you could go back to the registry editor and import that backup you made.

Personally though, i use ccleaner all the time, and i never use the registry scanner. In my opinion, its not too necessary to remove entries unless the are malicious. A lot of time and possible issues afterwards, and it wont speed anything up too much. but thats just my opinion

#3 Luser


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Posted 17 December 2008 - 11:30 AM

I use it alot, never had any problem that caused my computer to totaly go bad.
And i always make a backup .reg file of what i remove if something would go bananas.

Over all its a good cleaning tool if you have a computer that you install and uninstall alot of applications on, as that tend to leave alot of lose ends in the registry
Should be used wisely tho as in the wrong hands i can turn into a lethal killing machine :D.
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Posted 17 December 2008 - 02:57 PM

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