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#21 CWB

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Posted 25 May 2012 - 05:49 AM

i did not comment on the "questionable files" portion of your post as :
1 : it is a small sample of the files it found .
2 : only you can decide if you want to save some of the files (important writing/correspondence , etc , etc) .
3 : "orphaned entries" will show up if a program has been removed or changed .
4 : whether something is "ok" to delete depends on exactly what the file is and where it was found (ie : temp files) .

basically speaking , what you are asking (of anyone) is like posting a picture of an automobile and asking if the vehicle is ok to purchase .
the realities are that it would require much more information and time to give an answer .

you need to research the programs and files on your machine and learn what they are associated with and what they are for .
this will aid you in making the determination of whether to save or delete a file or files .

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Posted 25 May 2012 - 06:48 AM

An interesting fact concerning the legitimacy of such software lies in origins of the people behind them. I've been helping to bring down fake antivirus/antispyware (rogues) for some years now. I've kept a sizeable record of domains serving this scamware and many of these urls are still active under the same registrant. However, instead of leading you to 'Virus Annihilater 2009' or such like, they redirect to Registry Fix this or Registry Repair that. You wouldn't trust a rogue AV, why would you trust a registry cleaner from the same scammers.

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 12:12 AM

Remove some useless programs from Startup list.
Defrag the disk to get files stay togather.
Clean the junk files to make smaller $MFT records.
Defrag the Registry to get rid of free cell.
Close some useless background services.

All of these opeartions will really speed up the system. But not too much.

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 05:17 AM

"Defrag the Registry to get rid of free cell."

[quote name='lovehhy' timestamp='1338095530' post='555026']
Remove some useless programs from Startup list.
Defrag the disk to get files stay togather.
Clean the junk files to make smaller $MFT records.
Defrag the Registry to get rid of free cell.
Close some useless background services.

All of these opeartions will really speed up the system. But not too much.
[/quote]

NO to "Defrag the Registry to get rid of free cell"

That's a false claim. Do not use so-called Registry Cleaners or Registry Defragmenters. They are Snake Oil JUNK !
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Posted 27 May 2012 - 08:43 AM

"Defrag the Registry to get rid of free cell."



NO to "Defrag the Registry to get rid of free cell"

That's a false claim. Do not use so-called Registry Cleaners or Registry Defragmenters. They are Snake Oil JUNK !


hello david.
Surely defragmenting the registry would be a safe operation.There is nothing getting deleted at all.But with windows 7 i do see your point because would i be correct in thinking that the windows7 registry is actually partially virtualised?
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Posted 27 May 2012 - 09:47 AM

hello david.
Surely defragmenting the registry would be a safe operation.There is nothing getting deleted at all.But with windows 7 i do see your point because would i be correct in thinking that the windows7 registry is actually partially virtualised?
Thanks.


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Posted 27 May 2012 - 10:28 AM

"Defrag the Registry to get rid of free cell."



NO to "Defrag the Registry to get rid of free cell"

That's a false claim. Do not use so-called Registry Cleaners or Registry Defragmenters. They are Snake Oil JUNK !


Ah, You can try some really good Defrager, like Toolwiz Care, Norman System Speedup. What does the defrag tool do is exporting the Registry with Windows standard API and then import it again. The Windows will rebuild the Registry Cell and free many useless Registry Cells when a APP calls the API to export Hive tree. As I know, This is the theorem for Registry Defrag.

A smaller Registry will take less memory and take less time to be loaded when system booting. Hope I am right :)

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 11:43 AM

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 04:29 AM

for me i agree with the opinion of Seagull :)

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 01:22 PM

Is there any thoughts on defragmenting the registry?
Is this a safe practice?

thanks in advance.

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 08:09 AM

Is there any thoughts on defragmenting the registry?
Is this a safe practice?

thanks in advance.


If you read through this read and others like this in this forum you will see that most do not recommend it.

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