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Windows 7: Registry

29 Dec 2011   #1

Windows 7 64 bit

Hello Anyone:

I was wondering if there is a free sight where I can check and clean my registery? I really don;t want to have to by special software.


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29 Dec 2011   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium

Pretty much everyone will tell you that, unless you really know what you're doing, don't mess with the registry. Unless you manually messed something up, there is never a reason to touch it. Even then, there's other ways to fix a pc.
There's too much of a chance of breaking something in the registry for no reason.
Whatever you do, dont EVER download a registry tweaker,optimizer, or anything like that. They dont do anything good,and may do more damage than anything.
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29 Dec 2011   #3

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit

I know I'm not answering your question, but may I recommend you not do this? Win7 is quite optimized as it is, and registry cleaners more often than not don't know enough about your system to refrain from deleting something you need. It isn't windows xp anymore. Don't think that a 3rd party software "knows best". This is dramatically increasing risk of losing data and any gain in speed from this is slight to negligible.
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29 Dec 2011   #4

Windows 7 64 bit

Thanks everyone, I appreciate the advise.
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30 Dec 2011   #5

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

And would you really want a website to be able to interact with your registry?!
Could totally foobar your machine instantly.
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30 Dec 2011   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit

If anything use CCleaner, but only if you know what your doing.
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30 Dec 2011   #7

Windows 7 64 bit

Thanks, I have CCleaner and I will use it.
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30 Dec 2011   #8

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1

Make sure you use the option to backup anything CCleaner deletes if you really must use it and don't delete anything you don't know what it does. CCleaner is relatively harmless but don't fully trust its suggestions.
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30 Dec 2011   #9

Windows 7 64 bit

Thank you, I almost always bak up when I use CCleaner.
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