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#1 engineman


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Posted 25 October 2012 - 12:58 PM

There have been many types of freeware that I've used to "clean" my PC. They all start the same with a scan and then an obsene list of "errors". I want to learn more about how these diagnostic packages decide what is and is not an "error". I feel uncomfortable in just closing my eyes and hoping for the best.

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#2 Platypus


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Posted 27 October 2012 - 04:44 PM

Hello, and welcome to Bleeping Computer!

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 08:42 AM

"Cleaning utilities"unless used with caution, can clean too much or clean the wrong files, making your computer useless. This is especially true if you use uncommon applications.
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