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How do I cleanup my Windows Registry?


How do I cleanup my Windows Registry?


This question was answered on December 29, 2000. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

The Registry is a key component in Windows and is processed every time you start your system The more programs that you install, the larger your registry gets Even if you uninstall a program, often times your registry stays bloated with the entries for those programs This is why most everyone that has had a Windows based computer for more than 6 months notices that it is slower than when they first got it.

Microsoft has create a utility called "RegClean" that allows you to cleanup and fix any registry issues You can get this free utilty from Microsoft at:

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Posted by Ken of Data Doctors on December 29, 2000