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    Default are registry cleaners worth a scan ???

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    what do the experts in this forum think about registry cleaners ?

    do they make a pc better and faster ?

    and is defragging very important these days ?

    i have a dell from 2003,

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    Yes, defraging is very important. A fragmented hard drive will slow you down. a good registry cleaner can speed up your computer. I would recommend making a restore point before cleaning the registry because it is possible to remove something you want. Charlie

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    All forms of housekeeping is important. Cleaning our redundant files, cleaning up the registry, defragging are as important today as they were with Windows 95.
    Softes have a free tool that will clean up everything except defrag. It is configurable so you can choose what is deletes. http://www.softes.org/downloads.htm
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    what kind of stuff does it clean ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by changintimes
    what kind of stuff does it clean ?
    LOL, did you read the information in the link?

    Windows Cleaner
    Product Overview
    Windows Cleaner is an All-In-One cleaning solution. Cleaner takes care of your temp/internet files/folders, registry and junk files. All it takes is one click on any key (user choice) on a keyboard: user can clean windows temp folders, clipboard, run/search history, win recent documents, browser temp/cookies/cache/url list (working with IE, Firefox, and Netscape) and other application history like WinZip, WinRar, WMP, MS Word/Excel etc. The application takes care of all windows startup places, alert the user when it comes to any kind of a change , protect IE registry keys (home page, search page etc.) and cleanup junk files from drives or folders. Furthermore, it contains some features for faster running application (from command prompt or combination keyboard keys), activating screen server or putting monitor in standby mode, preventing windows shut down etc.
    Windows Cleaner can be invisible or minimized in a system tray. Also with the global keyboard hook it will respond to keyboard shortcuts from any application. All of that can be seen on a screen display. Windows Cleaner has clean and user friendly interface that takes minimum resources.
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