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#1 disneycast

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Posted 16 September 2006 - 03:11 PM

What is a registry cleaner and how do i get one? or do i already have one? i have xp professional

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Posted 16 September 2006 - 03:36 PM

Below is a link that will tell you more than you probably wanted to know about Windows Registry.
Generally, changing anything in the registry when there is no problems is a risk not worth taking. There numerous registry cleaners free and otherwise. There are numerous reported problems after using these programs.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Registry
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Posted 16 September 2006 - 04:34 PM

I suggest that unless you are fully literate in writing to the registry you stay away from it as altering it is the easiest and fastest way to incapacitate your operating system.

Registry cleaners alter the registry.

Unless you are having problems I recommend you not use any but if you feel you must make sure you create a backup of the registry first.

If you are having a problem tell us what it is and we will try to help you.




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