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Discussion in 'Prevx Releases' started by webbit, Mar 3, 2013.

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  1. webbit

    webbit Registered Member

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    hi i have secure compelete, and on perfroming clean up it always find the same amount of registry entries, as though it dies not clean them, am i missing a setting/
     
  2. DavidCo

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    There are many registry entries that are re-created by Windows.
    So if you delete them Windows just 'puts' them back.
     
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    i have just run cc cleaner twice and a auslogics reistry cleaner twice each, was doing it until i got nothing, i then ran webroot clean up which found 118 registry entries, any reason why
     
  4. DavidCo

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    I'm not being funny but there are any number of reasons.
    Safety levels is probably the biggest one, different cleaners use different levels of safety. Some exclude all O/S data, some do not.
    An easy one to understand is the way a cleaner deals with file types. I might have 100+ file types listed in my registry that are not used at all by me. Registry cleaner 'X' lists them as ok for deletion whilst 'Y' does not because you might need some of them tomorrow.

    I could point you to a cleaner that will list 1000's of items that could be deleted but that imo would be foolish, others would disagree with my preferences.
     
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    This is exactly why - many of the keys are automatically re-created and WSA removes them each time.
     
  6. DavidCo

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    To avoid confusion WSA could exclude them from its scan.
     
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