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Quicksys RegCleaner 2009 Giveaway

Giveaway of the day — Quicksys RegCleaner 2009

Quicksys RegCleaner 2009 scans the Windows registry and finds incorrect information.
$24.95 EXPIRED
User rating: 569 (55%) 474 (45%) 134 comments

Quicksys RegCleaner 2009 was available as a giveaway on February 27, 2009!

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Quicksys RegCleaner 2009 scans the Windows registry and finds incorrect information. You can safely clean, repair and optimize the Windows registry by fixing this errors. Your system will run faster, will be more stable.Quicksys RegCleaner 2009 was designed for both a person with a high level of knowledge and a person who is not an experienced user.

System Requirements:

Pentium 500MHz or better; RAM Operating system + minimum 100 MB; Free hard disk space 10 MB recommended; Windows Vista, Windows XP (Home and Pro), Windows Server 2003 - 32 bits


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1.41 MB



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Just one comment.. Registry Cleaners do NOTHING -valuable- only harm!


Reply   |   Comment by Artellos  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)

Downloaded and ran this. Worked a treat and my computer is working considerable faster than it was. Have no problems after use.

Reply   |   Comment by Allen Lyne  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)

You dont know dick either... I never have had to reinstall windows after a regestry clean in 20 years....

C’mon people — anyone who doesn’t know by now that “registry cleaners” can’t do dick for you and in fact do more harm than good - I don’t know what to tell you. Have fun re-installing Windows.
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Reply   |   Comment by Bubba_in_NV  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)

Sent the registration info, but never got a key back from them. And YES, downloaded and sent for the key long before thye time limit ran out.

Reply   |   Comment by sam irving  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)

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Reply   |   Comment by reghacker  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)

This is the same program give out less than a week ago. All the popups all the time again.

I could not convert the file into and other format and make changes in the bitmap,

I then started to open the C:\Windows\system32 directory and the file did not exist

You cannot resize the video windows. It saves in totally different locations. To many mouse clicks to get the download. Installed to C: directory....ridiculous

And again, some many programs from the same developer for over a week.

When I first downloaded it, without even running it for the first time, I deleted the following files and it worked fine.

They are

All these programs were already in my Windows\system32 directory.

I would suggest everyone go to the program directory and look over the files first before executing the program and do a search for these file

Thumbs down

Reply   |   Comment by reghacker  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)

I forgot: analyzed the installation and it seems to be reasonably lean. No files in any places you wouldn't expect and just a few registry keys added.

Reply   |   Comment by watcher13  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)

Have used registry cleaners and have not had problems and have been able to keep my booting and shutting down fast. However, part of the reason I have not had problems is that I'm cautious to the point of being anal, and so I have concentrated on only manually deleting keys to files I know I've deleted. Those keys are what slows up booting and shutdown (In terms of the registry only, I realize there are other causes.) as the computer is basically set up to go through everything looking for what it needs. Like thumbing through an old fashioned paper hotel registry book one entry at at time. As to 63 - Balaji's link to say that these things don't work, I didn't dig, but the actual page is just a recommendation from 2 members of a forum saying that cleaners don't work, without an explanation why. It's funny, because Microsoft used to has had it's own cleaning utilities for the registry over the years, so, apparently, MS thinks they work. Or at least have thought that from time to time.

On the one hand, I've rarely had to spend the time reloading an OS, on the other, manually deletion is also time consuming. I do it not just because I'm anal, but also to learn. For many people, a computer is justifiably just a tool. For others it's a tool and a trainer, so I try never to use an automatic repair utility. If the computer attempts to repair something automatically, so that I don't what it's doing, I don't learn anything.

To today's software, I've currently got Glary Utilities and WinUtilities and have used EasyCleaner in the past. From descriptions I read here, I felt QuickSys had customizable options that the others didn't. Some of that, however, was my bad memory about the other three.

Downloaded and tested using Returnil, so I could test in a virtual environment without making any permanent changes. Installation on Vista Home Premium was straight forward. Software is set up to install as Administrator. Cut and paste of registration info. was straightforward and effective. I would say I like this interface - I do - but with this type of program that's a minor consideration. Basically, you want a way to scan, a way to change options, and a way to view the results. Mucking up something that simple requires some work, like the bug in the last give away version of WinUtilities which doesn't allow the results window to be expanded. Still, I find the QuickSys layout to be simple, clean, and straightforward.

Did a scan and this found 50% more hits than WinUtilities and 3 times as many as Glary, but I report that without comment as I haven't had time to screen the hits for quantity over quality. I think that QuickSys has the best report of the 4.

Room for Improvement:
1. No help file. There isn't much here that requires help. I only see one setup option, that of performance, where I'd want to hear their explanation. There's a link to the support webpage, but there's not much useful there. First FAQ is "Sales Information". Gee, thanks! Sorry, language issues aside: Not writing a help file is lazy. Practically always a blackmark.
2. Many of these programs don't offer an easy option to reload a previous scan, so you can continue manually deleting. I'm usually not going to be able to manually go through over a 1,000 entries all at one sitting.
3. Reading the last log (or any older ones) is achieved here through going to an option in settings. That's okay, but a direct link to it I think would be better.

Bottom line, this has more useful cutomizable options than the other ones I've used, and they're straightforward. I strongly suspect there are better freewares out there with even more options - certainly according to some descriptions I've seen - but this has all the basics and a little more. It seems to be well thought out and layed out, and finds plenty of what you'd expect it to find. $25 seems reasonable, but with all the freewares out there, they're unlikely to get that much. I'm not sure you could get more than $10 for this. $20 at the most. That's just the nature of this particular market.

For the time being, I'm happy to have this in my toolbox. I'm sure I'll get good use out of it. Thanks GOTD and BM.

Reply   |   Comment by watcher13  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+5)

downloaded it and ran it on Windows vista Home Premium and it did what it said. I concurr with the pros and cons of #32 as to this program not having a registry Defragmenter.

i would suggest using pagedfrg from sysinternals @


This little app will work on Vista as well but is designed for XP. It will defragment your pagefile and your registry hives. this might be the frosting on the cake that is Quicksys Registry cleaner.

Reply   |   Comment by Daniel  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)

Installed clean. fast performance and nice clean interface that showed what was wrong and what would be corrected. One of the better one's I've tested.

Reply   |   Comment by NZDave  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

Great piece of software.I have used a few reg cleaners before and this one is just as good as one that you would have to pay for.I do not see why users should even complain about a free item which is also 'spyware free'.
Thank you GOTD.Keep up the great work.

Reply   |   Comment by Sash_x  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

This is the first time I have added a post for a GOTD. First, I read all these notes. Then I used the Windows XP registry backup, downloaded ERUNT and backed up my registry again, and then downloaded this software, and backed up my registry yet again. (Can you tell I was cautious because of what others have said?) Then I took a deep breath, downloaded and ran this program. Got 3066 errors the first time, and when I ran it again, got another 135 errors. Then I rebooted my pc, and so far, everything is going great. I appreciate all the input from others who are wiser than I to give me good suggestions. I found this program to be simple and inuitive.

Reply   |   Comment by Sandiegokim  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)

use reg cleaners but...use with caution and use a good one if possible (vista manager is my personal favourite)... those who say you do not need to clean your registry are idiots. Your registry (and hard disc )will degrade with use and requires cleaning to optimise them.

Reply   |   Comment by jon  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)

C'mon people -- anyone who doesn't know by now that "registry cleaners" can't do dick for you and in fact do more harm than good - I don't know what to tell you. Have fun re-installing Windows.

Reply   |   Comment by Roj Blocoyevik  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

#71... re: #34 .... Don't give up. Maybe next time people will read your message and figure out what it refers to.

Vista, Home, Off the shelf eMachine... Took the plunge, Backed up registry, THEN downloaded, extracted files, installed, USED THE REGISTER CODE, Started the program.

Found it to be intuitive, Re backed up registry, set new restore point, ran the scan, Looked at some of the findings, Said, "Oh well!" and clicked fix all... It recommended a second scan. Said, "Oh well!" again.

Sorry I did not catch the numbers on errors caught.

Restarted the computer and found that AVG (Anti virus) was turned off on the restart. It was easy to restart/reset AVG and it appears to be working now. (Except for the stupid Link Scanner. I've got that purposefully disabled)

Did a CCleaner scan and the single error found was AVG related.

If I have any more more AVG problems I will do a reinstall of it but otherwise all else seems to be working.

I would recommend to those who are not 'geeks' to go ahead and trust this program IF you do a registry backup with another program (such as CCleaner) first.

Reply   |   Comment by prying1  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

I downloaded Quicksys RegCleaner 2009 and installed it, But its not a free copy... I need to register it for $29.95. How do we get this item to be free?

Reply   |   Comment by angie  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

not much here. ccleaner is the best and it's free with constant updates. never has problems with anything once run.
would never use anything that is a paid for reg cleaner anyway.

Reply   |   Comment by c  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

To the users who claim that program X is better than program Y because X is capable of deleting a larger chunk of keys from the registry obviously don’t really understand how these things work.

For any program to identify something as an error relies entirely on the rules the developer has defined - as to what constitutes an error, unnecessary or incorrect etc (whether it is an unnecessary registry key, or what an antivirus program considers is a suspected virus). Of course with these programs a “mistake” is either known as a “bug” or a “system rebuild/restore” depending if you are the programmer or the user.

Going by the logic that X is better than Y because X finds more errors - then to develop the best registry “cleaner” in history - all you need to do is to write a program that deletes the entire registry… ;)

I suggest - if you must delete from your registry (I hesitate to use the term “clean”), take advantage of the options in this program to automatically create a system restore point - and backup the deleted registry keys (bonus points for providing this option - surprisingly some of these programs do not). Start using a cleaner with the most conservative settings possible.

If you have no idea what the output from the “scan” shows - or what it might affect - make of that what you will. Taking a blind stab at a program like this, when you aren’t even sure what the problem is or what might be causing your misery - is a risk.

The errors it will find aren’t necessarily “errors” - only keys and their values that do not follow the general standard usage. Of course programmers sometimes do things in a unique or non-standard way. They place information in non-standard places (sometimes to obfuscate info they don’t want easily discovered). Registry “cleaners” can pick up these non-standard uses of data and locations as errors - and suggest that the data be deleted. The impact will probably not be noticed until the next time you try to run a program and find it is no longer registered, or will not start (or even more obscure, like not printing or embedding a watermark on the output).

Probably the most important things to remember - Registry tools are great for “Fixing Windows until it breaks”.

Treat them with the respect (or contempt) that they deserve - and recognise not every problem can be fixed by deleting a heap of data from your registry. (When the only tool you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail).

Reply   |   Comment by looptdo  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

Thumbs up. Installed, runs, & registers fine on XP sp2. Found 496 errors. AND was extremely fast! I appreciate fast!
I dislike that that it only does a partial registry backup, so I had to use Eusing Free Reg Cleaner to do a full reg backup before using this. And after using this I ran Eusing & although it took eternity to run, it did find another 40+ problems. Usually I use Eusing & RegSeeker, both, as they each find stuff after I use the other, so it doesn't surprize me that Eusing found more after using this program. Maybe now I should use all 3 of the above. Sounds like overkill, but what the heck, if it works good. lol:) Too bad they all can't manage to put it all into 1 program! Actually I usually run each reg cleaner twice, as they usually do find a small amount of things they missed the 1st time, so running 3 programs 2x each is gonna be a bit time-consuming, so I may not do all 3 every time. Still, it's a keeper.
I'd like to suggest-that free alternatives could be posted over in forums. There are just WAY too many put in comments anymore, as if peeps are competing. I am not impressed! I feel it is UNFAIR to the offers here to post those in comments. And so many is just plain rude! PLEASE? Anyone honestly trying to be helpful wouldn't mind doing it that way, & those just trying to seem important wouldn't bother.

Reply   |   Comment by Skye-hook  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-2)

I think all these programs do the same thing some are just more aggressive than others which explains why some find 50 errors and some 500! It's like anything in life though it's a personal choice on whether you use the program or not.

Ages ago I downloaded a program from here called Total Privacy and it is the best program but now I have a new PC and I cannot get the full program. Does anyone know of another free full program that will clean EVERYTHING I do like Total Privacy does?

Reply   |   Comment by mcbeal  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

My regular cleaner is jv16 Power Tools and I've yet to find any other cleaner that can match it, plus the extra tools it also includes. Additionally, I run Revo Uninstaller which gets a lot of the leftover junk from an uninstall.

I'll just say this. If you don't know what you're doing, do not screw with the registry. Do not take it for granted that any cleaner will clean only useless or leftover files.

I use jv16, latest version, and clean every couple of months. I read every single line before checking the delete box. If I don't recognize something, I leave it alone. And, yes, it can take an hour to go through the entire list the first time. It would be quicker to just reformat and reinstall Windows.

I hope some day Microsoft wises up and gets rid of the registry.

Reply   |   Comment by Chuck  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

For those who had problem to see the main backup window, try to install it again without unistalling it.
Thanks, it did find over 1000 entries, but will firs take a backup of the hole HD

Reply   |   Comment by peter  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

Gina, #104, Didn't you follow what so many commenters before you suggested and do a backup or create a restore point first? Surely you did! If you didn't, you can always try restoring to an earlier restore point, but you are likely to lose anything installed since that earlier restore point. Good luck.

Reply   |   Comment by NolafromNZ  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

Installed easily on XP3 Pro SP3 on three different computers. Found over 7700 on main desktop, over 6500 on laptop and over 1000 on second desktop. Interface was simple and straightforward. After I ran the program, I have had no problems with any previously installed programs, licenses or keys. For me, this is a keeper. I plan to delete my other reg cleaners and keep this one.

Reply   |   Comment by Chuck Lambert  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)

Installed and ran perfectly on my vista home premium, with dual core 3gb memory, found over 600 problems. sorted and now boots up far quicker Thumbs up from me.

Reply   |   Comment by graham  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

I am impressed.
I am one of those people that try a LOT of new programs out, and my registry gets a beating.
I really beat mine up and it takes a lot of cleaning to TRY and keep a halfway decent job of keeping SOME speed left in my puter.
An AMD in a HP and running XP with IE, FF, Opera, and occasionally Safari....I need all the help I can get! ;)~ (Did I sound a little like Robin Williams using all the INITIALS as he did in Good Morning Vietnam???)

I use CCleaner; Glarys; Advancec Registry Optimizer; WinOptimizer6; and NOW this nice little puppy!

It came as advertised...installed just fine, registered just fine, and most important...WORKS just fine! (My mouse wants to just fly across the desktop after cleaning.)

2 Thumbs up..!!!!

I am grateful for their addy to the GOTD!

(Of course, I still pine for the days of Commordore and Amiga! OSes like Workbench that WERE ALWAYS stable!)

oops...let the cat out of the bag that I am an old fart

Reply   |   Comment by AC  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

Wow, tons of long opinions about this, so i will keep it simple.

1)this Would NOT create a registry backup. Just hung on multiple tries.

To the scrap pile it goes. End of Story.

Reply   |   Comment by Anidem  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)

Thumbs up from me. thanks GAOTD and positive feedbackers.

Reply   |   Comment by AnnieM  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-3)

I'm very wary of cleaners after my Vista Disk Cleanup stripped out a lot of the OS system files. I used this one with fingers crossed. It went like a dream. Took all precautions before deleting anything. No reg codes or license keys missing (including my GAOTD progs). Some folks still don't read the readme files - today's has the registration code to fully register this software! Keep up the good work GAOTD.

Reply   |   Comment by Flissa  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)

RE 15, Hi folks,
and wow, this on has really got you all going, so some important aspects:

1 15 Allhadis = see comments from 32 Ashraf, but I advise you to stick to his 4 comment, and use 2 or 3, as they all clean different parts. Other good readings are 23, 30, 31, but read the rest to learn.

2 I have tested 2 registry cleaners that definitely made my XP unstable. Libel laws prevent me from naming them, but the magic trick is to have a good Restore Point setup before installing the test program.

3 Para 2 above is the reason 13 Allan Benson made his comment, but so severe !!!!!. I suggest his customers were Fiddlers, and did other things too, but didn't want to admit it to him. My experience is that keeping XP regularly service has always made it run fast and smooth.

4 Registry cleaning is not the sole maintainance aspect of XP, here are the ones I have used regularly for the last 18 months, on a number of computers with total success :


Extract from Magic Secrets


To get XP to run fast and smooth XP depends on a number of factors:

a REG CLEANER = I use 3 = CCleaner ( do not use advanced functions ) + IOBit ASC3 ( do not use Smart Ram ) + PAYWARE JV16 adv functions are dangerous and for experts only, they all clean little bits that the others have missed.

b DEFRAGMENTER = IOBit Smart Defrag, do not use Auto Defrag

c REG DEFRAGMENTER = Free registry defragmenter

d SERVICES TWEAK = Google this, it really increases speed & smoothness, but you'll need an expert to do this for you. I have made up a manual that takes 20 mins to institute, and I use it on all my on my builds with 100% success.

e TUNE XP = system optimizer, simple manual availiable, otherwise experts only.

f UNINSTALLER = Revo Uninstaller

g SYSTEM RESTORE = this is in XP > System Tools. Here you can make a backup of XP ( Restore Point ), so if you have problems,you can go back to a good configoration. Do this before installing a program that you are not familiar with, or any changes that you are unsure of.

h DISC CLEANUP = this is in XP > System tools > select the drive you want to cleanup > more options > remove all but the most recent restore point > LC cleanup > LC yes > LC OK > LC yes, nad your done. This gets rid of all the rubbish restore points.

i ERASE UNUSED DISC SPACE = This is always the last thing you do after servicing, to get rid of all the old rubbish deleted files that are left in XP. Use Eraser, it makes a big difference, because it removes the cluster tips, so XP can move around nicely, in its partition. Remember to use Disc Cleanup first, to remove all but the last restore point and make sure you have a good one. Non gamers use a 15gb C partition.

j DUST & FLUFF = the biggest cause of computers burning out, especially as the home user usually has their setup in the bedroom. It blocks up the cooling fins, causing overheating, also it covers the components, then picks up moisture from the air, and shorts things out. I blow my computer out with an air line every 3 months. However, most people don't have an air line, so use a vacuum cleaner on blow, a small brush, and remember to keep the computer pluged in, so you can hold a bare metal part of the case to earth youself, to prevent static discharge into the components. Also use a plastic knitting needle to stop the fans spinning.


5 Sorry Allhads, but you will have to spend some considerable time learning, if you want to become expert on servicing XP, and you probably don't have the time, so just use the proven ones above, and have a read about them on their websites.

Thats all for today, got to do my housework, regards Bill.

Reply   |   Comment by Bill Shenton  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

Quicksys Regcleaner effectively cleared several registration codes and license keys from programs I'd previously installed from GAOTD, WinUtilities and AnVir Task Manager amongst a couple of others rendering them expired and of no use. Inasoft Cover Commander was another . . . . . . pleseease tell why?
Any chance they will be made available again - so disappointed.

Reply   |   Comment by Gina  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-3)

When I try to clean out the errors I get the the message asking for money... I thought the full version was free for this Reg.Clean.

Reply   |   Comment by Pat  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-2)

I use Tuneup Utilities 2008, which has lots of cleaning and optimizing options.
I'll pass today.

Reply   |   Comment by Fairadir  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-3)

I know this will not be useful info but if someones system is that messed up and is crawling to where they must use one of these cleansing programs why not just reformat? It's the one true way to get your registry clean. If you aren't experienced enough to reformat should you really be messing with your reg?

Reply   |   Comment by Rob  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

Windows Pro 64-bit SP2

Downloaded and installed with no problems.
The program has an easy interface that anyone can follow.
First time I ran it, I went wow how can it find that much stuff.
Second time the feeling was ditto.
Third I noticed it was pulling some items it couldn't delete and
yet claiming it had deleted them. (almost 300 items)
I like an honest program, so this one is not for me!!
Thumbs down.

Thanks GAOTD it was a nice change.

Reply   |   Comment by Ter  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)

Download/install and registration went fine on XP Pro SP3. Ran scan and it found a whopping 6524 errors. Over 5000 were activeX. I've used Glary Utilities and most often Advanced System Care but never had results from them like this. I went over the results then did a "clean". After a reboot, everything seems to work well and no damage found yet from the scan/clean. System seems to load faster than before. Thanks GOTD, thumbs up from me.

Reply   |   Comment by Baker Bob  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)

I have to say that I'm very impressed with this product. I was very wary at first because I have never heard of them & could I trust it not to destoy my PC. I use all of the 'big names' reg cleaners already, & they still leave me a bit glitchy. using this cleaner it found about 500 problems, I clicked repair, then it froze for about a minute, Oh Sh*t! I thought, but then it unfroze. I checked to see what damage it had done & found it had done a miracle job! everything works perfect & much, much faster than before.
This is a gem of a Reg cleaner that puts the big boys to shame 10/10

Reply   |   Comment by dingo  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+5)

Ashraf - in your comment #32 you refer to "if you are able to get the Pro license from Raymond’s blog (link above), get that for now". Pro license of WHAT and WHERE is Raymond's blog or the (link above) to which you refer?? Thanks for all your help and great reviews!!

Reply   |   Comment by John C  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-2)

It is a great program and it found more than 1600 errors in the first scan.
Truly a great software and must download.

Reply   |   Comment by Mihir  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)

Installs and runs well, Does what it says.
Works on; lets count
1) XPprox64
2) XPprox32
3) XP MCE 2005
4) Vista Ultimate x32
4) Vista Ultimate x64
5) Windows XP Pro IA64
There's 3 computers again for you. Can we all count today?

I actually find this one works. I use
Revo Uninstaller at http://www.revouninstaller.com/
for removing unwanted programs so most of what is "left over" and "unwanted" is already gone by the point of running this. It found nothing to worry me the way other reg cleaners do; but this did mis-mark a hand-added startup process. So keep an eye on it.

Yes, most of what this finds is odds and ends. But then; isn't that what a registry scanner is supposed to find? Leftovers, broken links, program remnants, yadda yadda yadda!?!?!?!!!

Doesn't sort? Check out this screen shot, it looks sorted to me!

So lets see what it finds:
Broken font paths
broken help paths
history paths
internet explorer leftovers
service information
broken sound paths
damaged, missing, broken start menu items
broken startup paths
missing or misrefferenced drivers
missing or broken uninstall information
windows firewall leftovers.

Sounds like good stuff for removal to me!.
But who am I to know, I only wrote for six years for Ziff Davis publications, worked for the largest US-based used computer system and electronics sales/repair company for 2 years (Cybex) both in sales and as a technician. Being a Certified Microsoft Partner means nothing and; well. I'm just still a little upset I guess about the inaccurate personal attacks,

Final thoughts:
Interface is a bit retro, but I like that anyway. Others may find it to "old".
Skips the average "errors" mistakes others find that would break a system, if removed. BIG PLUS!
Fairly easy to understand sorting system.

Just pay attention with this like any other registry cleaner. Use your head.

The only major thing to note is RUN DISK CLEANER, or A disk cleaner, first to remove the actual leftover crap before removing links to leftover crap.

Reply   |   Comment by lostinlodos  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)

Going to pass... I use CCleaner, Registry Booster 2 and Glary Utilities. Of the three, Glary seems to find the most and gives enough info on the entry so you can make the right decisions of how to handle it.
Thanks to this site, I found Glary, so Thank You GAOTD!

Reply   |   Comment by anonymuse  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-3)

I use registry easy, which is a frequent giveaway on this site. I haven't encountered registry/unstable system problems with it yet, and it's a really quick program, with lots of other optimization tools.

That, and the key that came with giveawayoftheday's version lets you upgrade it. Note: On vista, it's first scan is seriously messed up, so just cancel it. After that, it works wonderfully, and I see my computer's performance increase tenfold.

Reply   |   Comment by ww2nerd  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-5)

I just don't get how these cleaners find so many errors and then claim to clean them but when you run then a 2nd or 3rd time, they still find hundreds of errors.

Reply   |   Comment by duke  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)

It screwed up my Norton Internet Security Suit... would not start after re-boot. I had to un-install Norton and re-install.


Reply   |   Comment by tomtom6111  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

One thing I've noticed about each of the several of the "cleaners" I've used is that it takes multiple passes before all the "loose ends" are cleaned up which were left over from the previous passes which, in turn, had eliminated "loose ends".

It seems as though they are working backwards with each pass, starting with the "frayed ends", to reach and finally clean the "root" of a no-longer-valid registy entry.

It's not uncommon to run, say, cCleaner about 3 times before it reports no more things to fix.

That being said, I wonder how many of the reported numbers on "I ran 'this Brand X product' after 'Brand Y' and it found even more errors..." are from runs done correctly/"fairly"?

Just be sure you run each one until it reports no more things to fix, THEN try running another one.

Unfortunately, most folks likely to report numbers have probably already cleaned their registries running each product only once by now, so we may never know...

Reply   |   Comment by harpo2448  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-4)


How exactly do you clean the registry using regedit.

How do you even know what you are looking for.

AS for uninstalling programs, I prefer Revouninstaller:

Then use a program called Regseeker to remove more remnants.

Then I use another freeware program called Regseek:

Finally I do a search for the name of the program and/or the manufacturers name and Usually find more entries under the C:\yourname\AppData\roaming directory

Reply   |   Comment by reghacker  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)

installed on one PC without problems, but could not even open program on another, got a error message- Exception EInOutError on module QRegCleaner.exe at 000F3E79. Invalid file name-%s. Seems like I really need this program...Help, anybody?

Reply   |   Comment by JonasLT  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-2)

Okay to go with my post #79 RE: Wife's puter.
This software found 781 errors first run did a resan after fix found 2 more fixed.
Rebooted and held breath! Puter rebooted without any problems which on my wife's puter means a lot because it is one of the most problematic puters I have worked on.
Surfed net fine checked a few program icons and worked fine. Which was not the story After I had installed Glary I was doing good just to get it to boot in safe mode and it destroyed desktop icons and programs.
My wife tested her puter and she says it is running faster surfinf faster and isn't having any problems.
So as I said if it didn't cause problems on her puter I would give this GOTD offer 10 thumbs up and that's what I am doing.
Did the full scan and it works great! Thanks GOTD this program is definetly a keeper!!

Reply   |   Comment by Wolf  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)

Greetings everyone.

Knowing that today's download would cause numerous Posting I downloaded it earlier and tested it in a virtual mode. Actually the Program did very well an did not cause an damage. I own just about every Registry Cleaner known to man an very honestly would not suggest the use of a Registry Cleaner to anyone. There is simply no use for Registry Cleaners. That is contray to what many people seem to believe but nevertheless true. Both Xp and Vista can repair their own Registry without added Programs. As for so-called "cluttered" registries, well, the registry is so LARGE that a few thousand extra enteries is like a drop of water in a SEA Sure it appears "cluttered" but really its not.
Because I do Security Work I will from time to time use a Registry Editor/Cleaner, however, normally it is not required. The Windows Operating System does a better job of correcting it's errors than any Registry Cleaner made. An if it reaches the point where a System becomes un-stable then its best to do a "Repair". Cleaning the Registry wont repair a computer that is missing "dll's".
But of course I do understand that people have a need to tinker with their operating systems. It seems just human nature to do so. An there is nothing really wrong with that. Just stand prepared. Have Drive Images and Backup's if possible. Also remember that because a Registry Cleaner did not cause you problems today does not mean that it wont cause problems tomorrow.
So good luck with today's download and use caution.

Reply   |   Comment by Bobbie Jones  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+11)

First I must say that I agree with Bettersafethansorry 100 & 10%. Many Bought Registry Cleaners are nothing but a complete Scam. I was once running Advanced Windows Care free on my Main System and everything in it went well. Now that this name have changed to Advanced System Care it seems as though they have added a little feature that states "Your System still have Errors, Please Upgrade to take care of these Errors". After using Advance Windows Care I started using Ccleaner like alot of People and it does a great Job. But there have been another Registry and System Cleaner that I have came across called Fcleaner in which I believe is becoming the best on the Market and it is also Freeware so I don't see any need of Downloading Today's Give Away.

Reply   |   Comment by Eddie  –  14 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-6)
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