Good free search program that will search the registry as well as files and folders?

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  1. conceptualclarity

    conceptualclarity Registered Member

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    I hate Windows Search 4.0, and I have disabled it.

    I have found a couple of really good user-friendly free search programs in MasterSeeker and SwiftSearch. But I would like something that searches the registry as well as folders and files. I have a particular interest in thoroughly getting rid of unwanted programs that don't show up on applications like Revo Uninstaller.

    Any suggestions?
     
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  3. J_L

    J_L Registered Member

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    Third-party registry editors tend to have better search than regedit, but not as blazing fast as those Everything clones (I prefer UltraSearch). I have virtually no experience outside of regedit, so no personal recommendations.
     
  4. CloneRanger

    CloneRanger Registered Member

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    I've been using RegSeeker for years, with no problems :thumb:
     
  5. pajenn

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    You could try Resplence's Registrar Registry Manager for registry searches. I think it may be free for home use, but I'm not sure (cannot try right now).

    The best, and fastest, that I know of though is Torchsoft's Registry Workshop, but it's not free.
     
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    +1
    For files - Everything
     
  7. Romagnolo1973

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    I use the same combo, works great in win8 64bit
     
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