▶ There’s nothing more mysterious on a Windows PC than the Registry.
▶ When I post about various registry cleaner softwares like Advanced SystemCare, SpeedUpMyPC, Winoptimizer, Tune Up Utilities and System Mechanic, many readers wrote to me asking –
- Do they really work?
- What is the use of a registry cleaner?
- What does it do?
- Will it really save my computer from crashing?
▶ So, I thought, I should come up with a comprehensive answer for all their queries.
Registry Cleaners – Some one please clean up this mess!
Someone said that – “A woman’s mind is cleaner than a man’s, she changes it more often.”
Now, a computer registry is similar to a woman’s mind. It keeps changing every now and then, but, it is definitely not clean! Instead, it is cluttered. That is because, various changes occur within the registry every day due to numerous activities. A lot of software applications are installed every day and unwanted are removed. As the days pass, this would certainly mess up the whole system.
Having said that the registry gets cluttered over everyday use, let me also tell you what actually a registry is and what does it do inside the Windows Operating System?
Registry – Brain of the Windows OS
Registry Cleaners are software utilities that attempt to remove configuration data from the Windows Registry that is no longer in use or that is unwanted on the system. Such data may include information left by software that has not been uninstalled completely from the computer, information that is no longer of use, or settings required for the operation of malware. A registry cleaner scans the registry, and attempts to pick out the unnecessary values in order to delete or repair them.
A registry cleaner does the following:
- Safely scan your entire Windows registry for invalid or obsolete information
- A simple, user-friendly interface with which you can safely repair invalid entries in your Windows Registry
- Make your computer faster by cleaning your Windows registry
- Improve your Windows PC’s overall performance and stability
- Find Windows Registry keys left over from deleted files or uninstalled applications
- The automatic backup creation of the repaired registry entries
Generally, if you notice that your computer continues to crash repeatedly, it is probably because you are having a registry issue. These issues can happen when numerous programs have been installed on the computer and they have altered the registry keys. When the keys are not removed correctly or are damaged, it can cause crashes and other problems on your computer.
You will discover that there are many registry cleaner programs that you can use to treat the problem. It is important to understand that not all of these programs are the same. Some may offer different solutions or ways of treating the problem. Before you purchase any registry cleaner, you research about the program and read about the options it can offer you.
To name, few good registry cleaners are:
1. Wise Registry Cleaner
2. Registry Booster 2
3. AMUST Registry Cleaner
4. Registry Cleaner – RegFix Mantra
5. Power Registry Cleaner
6.CyberDefender Registry Cleaner
Although registry cleaners are a good solution for registry problems, its important to understand that they are not able to fix everything. If you continue to have problems, you should take your computer to a technician for further help.