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Windows 7: Files for registry appearing in "my documents" of Win Explorer

07 Apr 2015   #1

Windows 7 prof
Files for registry appearing in "my documents" of Win Explorer

Sometimes files like the one bellow appear in Windows Explorer listed with my other files:


I would like to know where they come from and what to do with them. I know that clicking on one of those will make a change to the registry.
Thanks for your help and have a good day.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Apr 2015   #2


This is to do with CCleaner. I believe these files are made when you try and fix the issues with the database and create's a backup for the database.

Hope this helps.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Apr 2015   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

Those are saved changes you have made using Ccleaner.
I would suggest keep them a week or two to make sure you don't need them.

If no problems occur then you can delete them.
At least that is the way I do it.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

08 Apr 2015   #4

Windows 7 Professional

That file is a registry backup file. You get it when you use CCleaner to "fix" the registry. Now a word of caution... most of the people here would recommend NOT "fixing" or "cleaning" the registry with CCleaner or any other type of fixit program when it comes to the registry...

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 Files for registry appearing in "my documents" of Win Explorer

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