Windows 10: Reg. Cleaner Solved

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  1.    13 Jul 2017 #1

    Reg. Cleaner


    Anyone suggest the best reg cleaner software?????
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  2.    13 Jul 2017 #2

    Best recommendation is - don't. There is a long thread on this in the forum. If you really must, try ccleaner, but there are no performance benefits.

    And if you do, make sure you back up.
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  3.    13 Jul 2017 #3

    CCleaner is a VERY Mild reg cleaner, and the safest one to use. There have been MANY discussions on reg cleaners over the years, both good and bad. dalchina is right, might be a good idea to make a complete image backup using a program like Macrium Reflect, before playing with your registry.
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       13 Jul 2017 #4

    I use deep cleaning in Wise Registry Cleaner for years, not a single issue. It backups automatically.
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       13 Jul 2017 #5

    OldMike65 said: View Post
    CCleaner is a VERY Mild reg cleaner, and the safest one to use.
    CCleaner does a lot more besides cleaning the registry and I use it regularly along side Disk Clean up to remove old unnecessary files. I particularly appreciate its ability to clean temporary internet files and cookies across all my browsers at once, with the ability to whitelist the cookies I need to keep (like the one for my TenForums login). I NEVER use it to clean my registry - there's really little point, there's no speed benefit to be gained.
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  6.    13 Jul 2017 #6

    Bree said: View Post
    CCleaner does a lot more besides cleaning the registry and I use it regularly along side Disk Clean up to remove old unnecessary files. I particularly appreciate its ability to clean temporary files and cookies across all my browsers at once, with the ability to whitelist the cookies I need to keep (like the one for my TenForums login). I NEVER use it to clean my registry - there's really little point, there's no speed benefit to be gained.
    I agree about what CCleaner can do, BUT the OP was only asking about a reg cleaner.
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  7.    13 Jul 2017 #7

    Wait a sec ...
    1. Cleaning the registry does not improve performance.
    2. Clean the registry anyway (for no good reason).
    3. But backup before you clean (because the cleaner might cause damage).

    Summary:
    No benefit. Possible harm. But the harm can be prevented.

    So tell me ... why would anyone use a reg cleaner???
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  8.    13 Jul 2017 #8

    There's basically two mythical reasons why users want to run reg cleaners:

    1. Eliminate things that they think are unnecessary,

    2. Strive to have the leanest, meanest, fastest PC on the planet!

    When actually, leave the Registry alone, and the OS will work fine on it's own!
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  9.    14 Jul 2017 #9

    I have used ccleaner and slimcleaner for over 10 years without issue. I particularly like the reg cleaner, because installing and uninstalling many test softwares, many things can be left behind, it helps keep my reg trimmed down.

    Every time I clean mine, it sure seems my units run faster.

    but that is just me.
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  10.    14 Jul 2017 #10

    True, things can be left behind. I routinely use Geek Uninstaller if uninstalling - you could use Revo Uninstaller.
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