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lancex95
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As a gamer and avid computer tech I tend to install and uninstall alot of games and programs to test them out. They leave their traces in my registry though which i cant be bothered to manually dig up and remove though. Is there a good program compatible with WIndows 7 64bit that will clean up old, unused, and unneeded registry entries for me?

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Bartman
Bartman
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CCleaner is compatible with 64 bit. http://www.filehippo.com/download_ccleaner/
Yes.
http://www.microsoft.com/windo.....;os=64-bit

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LH
LH
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http://www.ccleaner.com/help/f.....-work-with

Maybe they haven't updated the page yet !

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ian2
ian2
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Its 64 bit capable
http://docs.piriform.com/cclea.....quirements

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LH
LH
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You must realize tho, that even the heavy duty registry cleaners are nowhere near 100% perfect.

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ispalten
ispalten
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Might I suggest getting REVO Uninstaller? It does a VERY good job of rooting through the registry on deletes. Just use the last option and for safety's sake, review all offered items to delete.

Only 2 other registry cleaners I'd suggest is CCleaner and Glary's Registry cleaner (also include with the Glary Utilities). Again, with both of these, watch what it will take out. It will remove needed items like Extensions it thinks are not in use, fonts, and some other things.

Irv S.

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LH
LH
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Yet again, Revo is good, but not perfect. You really need to get your hands dirty and get in there yourself.
Not that it matters that much. A few hundred/thousand dead registry entries are not going to interfere with your system, or slow it down.

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Bartman
Bartman
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Looks like it's not compatible with Windows 7 64 bit though.
http://www.microsoft.com/windo.....;os=32-bit

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ian2
ian2
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The pro version of revo is and you get a fully functional 30 day trial period

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lancex95
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ok thanks for all the great suggestions!

Now i also got a magazine from my brother, WINDOWS, and it came with a cd. Tell me if these apps are worth using:

Apps:
Open office 3.1
Audacity
Firefox
Pidgin
PortableApps Suite
Songbird
VLC

Utilities:
Ditto
Dropbox
KeePass
Launchy
Rainmeter
RocketDock
Samurize
Switcher
TrueCrypt

Better, Faster, Stronger:
Auslogics Disk Defrag
CPU-Z
HDD Health
Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
PC Decrapifier
Revo Uninstaller
Secunia Personal
Security Inspector
Shadow Explorer
Startup Delayer
SUPERAntiSPyware
TweavkVI Basic

FOLDING@HOME:
CPU Client
GPU2 Client
Team 11108 Forums

thats all thats listed on the case

anything worth using there (i know for some but others im not sure)

EDIT: Cd is labeled MAXIMUM CD Special Edition: Winter 2010

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Bartman
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Perhaps you should start a New Topic for that. Thanks.

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ispalten
ispalten
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Latest version of Revo works with 64 bit W7, although it doesn't say so. I've not had problems in W7 or previously in Vista.

Irv S.

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lancex95
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Thank you all for the help! I used a combination of Revo Uninstaller and CCleaner to fix up my pc a bit, and the performance is a bit better, as well as about 30+ GB more of space on my hard drive now!

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