Quote: Originally Posted by funfun
Dontas the Vista/7 registries take care of themselves.
It would be great if this were true...but sadly, it isn't. That's why such tools are needed.
Quote: Originally Posted by whs
RegCleaners in Windows 7 are completely counterproductive. At best they have no effect at all. Else you can really put your system on the blink.
I can think of plenty of situations in which CCleaner helped me out. The best example I give is with uninstalling ATI drivers
, back when I had a Radeon 4850. Even Driver
Cleaner said my system was clean, but I couldn't get the newer version to install. CCLeaner found a bunch of ATI reg entries leftover and removed them. Once that completed, I put my new drivers on and ran just fine. It's also helped me remove leftover bits from malware infections.