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Member
Joined
Jan 3, 2002
Location
San Jose, CA
Hey, can someone help me? I've read some post that say cleaning out the registry helps your system run more smoothly but when I open regedit I don't know what to delete. Can you guys help me out. Sorry for being such a noob.
 

JigPu

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Joined
Jun 20, 2001
Location
Vancouver, WA
Well first of all, I would highly warn you not to mess with REGEDIT if you don't know what to delete.... That said, try out this program straight from the boys at MS (oh joy... :rolleyes: ). Run it every once in a while to clean out dead entries. It makes a backup of the registry before it does anything, so if it DOES kill someting it's not supposed to, you can restore what it deleted.

JigPu
 

Silver

Senior Citizen (aka old fart)
Joined
Nov 24, 2001
Location
Dallas, Georgia
Agree, get one or two registry cleaner programs (freeware or shareware) and use them. Do not use any registry edit programs as big trouble awaits you.
 

dolemitecomputer

Member
Joined
Apr 30, 2001
Location
Florida
Yeah RegCleaner rocks. I have used it for a year and I love it. It makes a backup of all the registry keys everytime they are deleted just in case you need to restore them.