Which Registry Cleaner Do You Use?

Discussion in 'Application Software' started by KiwiDave, Nov 22, 2010.

  1. KiwiDave

    KiwiDave MDL Novice

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    I know some of you will say that you should not use them but I have never had any problems ever and that the PC DOES run qicker after a good clean.

    I used to swear by Registry Shower 2007 but after trying Registry First Aid 7, it found over 840 (total) obsolete Active X and other files (compared to 48 found by Registry Shower) and is far far quicker now after a reboot.

    What program do you use/prefer?
     
  2. Phazor

    Phazor MDL Expert

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    Phazor 1.0

    Works great and rarely messes something up. :)
     
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  3. Thugsta

    Thugsta MDL Novice

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    I use Registry Cleaner from Windows 7 Manager
     
  4. Deb_Rider

    Deb_Rider MDL Senior Member

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    tune up utility....
    Best all in one software.....
     
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  5. hobbes5215

    hobbes5215 MDL Novice

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    I use ccleaner. It does a bunch of other stuff like lets you disable startup apps.
     
  6. boy123robin

    boy123robin MDL Novice

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    i use registry booter :)
     
  7. jmmen

    jmmen MDL Novice

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    Registry Mechanics / CCleaner. What CCleaner miss, Registry Mechanics gets.
     
  8. xeonddl

    xeonddl MDL Novice

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    I use CCleaner, Find it very good, Do like tuneup utilities too.
     
  9. AmiJIm

    AmiJIm MDL Novice

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    Personally i have used registry cleaners with little success.I preferred having done an image of the OS on a fresh install and bring it up every 6 months or about.Hassle free with todays software and not forget that every day usage slows up the pc pretty good to the point that only format is the only option.
     
  10. GEMINI365I

    GEMINI365I Guest

    I have used them all....
    I find that one is not the best for everyone. I have a bunch of different utilities installed that do the same thing. So I don't only use one, but I use multiple proggies.

    JE
     
  11. sam3971

    sam3971 MDL Guru

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    I normally use Registry Mechanic by PCTOOLS but I have learned that every registry cleaner can mess up your computer in one way or another so tbh I really don't use them anymore, I do still use registry defrag but I kinda leaned away from cleaning the registry to prevent potential issues. One for example cripled the HP MediaSmart program on my laptop to where I cannot update the program or reinstall it. I know for sure it was the reg cleaner though because when I used the restore registry MediaSmart worked again lol.
     
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  12. andy_s

    andy_s MDL Novice

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    Tbh, I've never used one. Maybe I'll try a few mentions in here, although I find that I do occasionally just wipe and re-install a backup image of my OS with drivers etc. I guess we all install things we only use once or twice then uninstall/forget about.
     
  13. windsman

    windsman MDL Expert

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    sometimes i use cccleaner, auslogics, mvregclean, Vit Registry Fix.

    windsman
     
  14. EneergE

    EneergE MDL Novice

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    The only one worth using is CleanAfterMe by Nirsoft. It's a simple portable application that removes some logging data and a few other things. I consider the rest Crapware.

    CCleaner is a nice tool, but it's registry tool isn't great.
     
  15. Matrix Leader

    Matrix Leader MDL Addicted

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    I use Auslogics Registry Cleanter FTW
     
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  16. del4no

    del4no MDL Novice

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    Howdy guys...
    I used to use TuneUp/TU.. But now adding Registry Reviver /RV v1.4.50 (Portable)
    But as far as i can say, there's no BEST 1.
    (At 1st scanning RV detected & fixed approx. 1800 left by TU ; Then Scan again with TU which detected & fixed approx. 40)
    What i got now is whenever i turn on my lappie, it direct to login (nomore bootskin... ha..3)
     
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  17. Tatletz

    Tatletz MDL Novice

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    Dear registry cleaners users,
    I would appreciate it if you could provide more detailed info about how much performance improvement you have gained!
    Thanking you in advance!
     
  18. andykn

    andykn MDL Novice

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    Looks like a scam to me judging by the fake pcregistrycleaners.org
     
  19. djNio

    djNio MDL Novice

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    CCleaner > All.
     
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