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#1 Roadblock

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Posted 26 June 2007 - 04:27 PM

Anyone know of a free and good registry cleaner/fixer, i tried Registry Mechanic, but it doesn't delete all of them that it finds unless you purchase the product, Thx in advance
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Posted 26 June 2007 - 05:24 PM

Unless you have a specific problem you're trying to correct, it's best to stay out of the Registry.
Registry cleaners mark entries as bad, depending on what the software creator thinks is bad.
That's why no 2 cleaners will find all of the same "problems".
Registry "problems" actually have very little effect on the overall performance of the operating system.

Please see this article:
XP Fixes Myth #1: Registry Cleaners

Improper changes to the registry could render your computer inoperable.
Remember to backup the registry before making any changes.
Instructions, on how to do that, can be found here:
How to back up, edit, and restore the registry
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Posted 26 June 2007 - 05:30 PM

I use the paid version of registry mechanic, after having to re-build a fried PC thanks to free versions of registry cleaners. As tg1911 advises, proceed with caution and it helps to have a thorough understanding of just what it is you are reomoving from the registry. My purpose for using such a tool is purely housekeeping, cleaning up after numerous install/uninstall operations, it has no noticeable effect on the speed of my PC
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Posted 26 June 2007 - 05:41 PM

well hopefully i didnt screw anything up, cuz i used registry mechanic yesterday and make it auto delete/clean all of them, had no idea of the effects it could have.. it was someone who suggested that to increase speed of my computer.=(

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Posted 26 June 2007 - 05:44 PM

Did it create a restore point ? Go back to this point, or use system restore to go back before you used RM
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Posted 26 June 2007 - 06:08 PM

Nope i actually have no restore points >.< ... well hopefully it didnt screw up anything i just uninstalled it so i wont use it again




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