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Old 08-23-2006, 10:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I downloaded 3 different registry cleaners for my computer and each one found about 433 errors. Should I clean, and should I back up my registry. Doesnt damage my OS right?

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Old 08-23-2006, 10:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Registry information is just program settings. I never backup my registry information, nor recommend it. CCleaner is excellent for getting rid of old registry information. And no, it doesn't damage the OS.

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Old 08-23-2006, 10:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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RegistryFirstAid is good. I liked it a lot. Easy to use, caught everything, and some things others didn't.
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