Looking for a good free registry cleaner.

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  1. Matt_Smi

    Matt_Smi Registered Member

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    I want to use a registry cleaner to get rid of entries that old un-installed programs leave behind in the registry. I understand that reg cleaners can be somewhat dangerous if you delete the wrong thing; that is why I am only looking to use it for the purpose of deleting the keys from programs that are no longer on my machine. I have heard Regseeker mentioned around here a bit along with a slew of other ones, I just need one that is free, safe/easy to use and works. Thanks.
     
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    Try a search at the bottom of this forum for regcleaners.
     
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    I got Regseeker but I have a question, it is not supposed to install to your system? Are you just supposed to run it from the exe? Thanks.
     
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    Just put it in a folder and run it. No install needed. Or run it from your desktop.
     
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    Ok cool I will just put the folder in my program files folder and run it out of there. Thanks for the advice spanner, good to know the green entries and safe to delete, and I will be sure to use the backup option I also plan to update all my backup files that are on my external hard drive just in case something goes really wrong and my system cannot boot, which I think is highly unlikely given that I am going to be very careful about what I delete.
     
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