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Old October 19th, 2014, 04:34 PM
SpywareDr SpywareDr is offline
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Originally Posted by Ned Seagoon View Post

But Jintan's wealth of experience suggests that his opinion is the one a wise person would follow.

If there is any chance of the application trashing the computer, and little chance of a significant improvement in performance, why take the risk?
And I agree. As I posted earlier, using registry cleaning tools unnecessarily or incorrectly could lead to disastrous effects on your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again. For routine use, the benefits to your computer are negligible while the potential risks are great.

That does not mean however that every time CCleaner's reg cleaner tool is used that it will trash the system. It is reasonably conservative in its assessment of what could be safely removed . . . and even more so when in the hands of an experienced user.


Originally Posted by lufbra View Post

Where's your "known facts" regarding to AshleyP being a novice?
I didn't say that. I simply said "Random registry “cleaning”, especially by a novice, is inviting disaster."

Last edited by SpywareDr; October 19th, 2014 at 04:41 PM.
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