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Reg Supreme? Register Mechanic


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#1 georgia

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Posted 07 December 2005 - 12:43 AM

I have been using Reg Supreme from Macecraft in the normal mode as I am not a experienced user, I know that after I uninstall a program that there maybe remnants that need to be gotten rid of and so I use Reg Supreme.
However the proggy does not appear to do a total job as demonstrated to me by my office techie. There continue to be leftovers that I thought that I had gotten rid of.

I have read some articles on Registry Mechanic and see that it has the backup option after "fix" like Reg Supreme which I definitely would need. What I was wondering is if it can be used in a normal mode??? Is there one ??? Or only Deep which is for the experts??? I am wanting a quality program that can be used in normal mode with a backup and that does a thorough clean.

I would appreciate experienced comments from users regarding Registry Mechanic as I am considering purchasing it and retiring Reg Supreme since it does not seem to be doing a total clean in normal mode and I am not experienced enough to do a Deep clean.

I hope that I will get comments from experienced users of both proggys, thankyou.

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Edited by georgia, 07 December 2005 - 12:44 AM.

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Posted 10 December 2005 - 09:36 AM

The only registry programs that I use are (all are free):
ERUNT
NTREGOPT
RegClean v4.1 (haven't used it in a long while)

I don't think that anything more is needed for the registry in XP.

For removing programs, I use Total Uninstall - you scan your system before and after the install, and it lists all the added, deleted, and changes components in both your Registry and your hard drive.

Last freeware version is available here: http://www.aplusfreeware.com/categories/util/uninst.html

Shareware version available here: http://www.martau.com/
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Posted 12 December 2005 - 12:21 PM

From everything I've heard there are only two alternatives when you don't want to use some kind of expert-mode or similar that requires a modest amount of know-how and that is Reg Supreme and RegCleaner which is based on an old version of Reg Supreme. Any other similar program (including Registry Mechanic) does a much worse job.
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Posted 13 December 2005 - 10:28 PM

Have been reading some other forums and the views about whether registry cleaning is necessary or even harmful are mixed.

I have used JV16.orgs free regcleaner for years without issues and it does automatic backups.

Another one I have been hearing good comments about is Regseeker and I have used it myself
and it seemed to do the job nicely.

There was a test of ten popular registry cleaners and they were rated for their effectiveness and
noted that the number of problems reported varied from program to program.
Some reported very high number of errors on first scan, but when retried showed much less or none.

The reviewer thought it was better to use the programs which showed consistent results on repeated scans.
Regmechnic received a good rating but not as high as I would have thought.

I wish I had the link for this post so you could read the results.

Try to find the older version of Juno Vuori's Regcleaner from www.majorgeeks.com
It is totally free and one of the easiest to use.

Edited by Graynight, 13 December 2005 - 10:31 PM.


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Posted 22 December 2005 - 08:06 PM

Here's the link (I think): http://www.informationweek.com/story/showA...71203805&pgno=1

I forgot about the jv16 free reg cleaner - it goes on my list also.
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