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Are 'Registry Cleaners' unsafe?

  1. #11

    Quote Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
    In my opinion, registry cleaners should "ONLY" be used when you have a very specific problem that you haven't been able to fix using any other methods. In other words, they should NOT be used as a standard preventative measure maintenance item.
    Agree 100%. Registry cleaners have some value when used by an expert to solve a specific problem. Unfortunately they are usually used by people who have only a vague idea of what the registry is. A dangerous combination.A registry cleaner is a powerful tool. But like all such tools they require knowledge and skill to be used effectively. In the hands of a skilled surgeon a scalpel is a life saving tool. In the hands of the unskilled it is dangerous.

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  2. #12

    Well after reading what everyones said, I'm gonna stay away from Registry Cleaners because I don't know much about them and I understand it's really pointless to clean your registry. Thanks everyone
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