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Registry Mechanic

by kegbrown / November 25, 2004 11:43 PM PST

Does anyone know anything about Registry Mechanic. It seems to do a lot of things but doesn't tell you what they are. I thought I had a mild improvement in speed but it was far from spectacular.

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Re: Registry Mechanic
by tally / November 25, 2004 11:56 PM PST
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I bought Registry Mechanic, and I think it screwed up my computer. It deleted a lot of stuff that allowed spies and viruses to attack my computer. I used to "fix" everything it identified, but one must decide with care what to "fix". Unfortunately, the way it is set up, one must go through a hundred or more "fixes", to decide what to "fix" and what should NOT be "fixed".

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Re: Registry Mechanic
by Brenda52 / November 27, 2004 12:43 PM PST
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Have it and had no problems, yet

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Re: Registry Mechanic
by phattdaddy / November 26, 2004 6:17 AM PST
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Registry Mechanic. What does it do?
Go to http://www.pctools.com/registry-mechanic/
Read the full details of it's capability how it works and exactly what it can do.
Remember you are dealing with the registry, while RegMech has a backup system it is still your choice what you do and dont delete.

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There is an old adage
by sheard / November 28, 2004 2:53 AM PST
In reply to: Registry Mechanic

If in doubt leave out
You appear not to understand the complexities of the Registry
You are going to be very sorry soon
If all you wish to do is clean the Registry of useless entries
I can heartly recomend JV16 this Swedish gentleman knows his stuff and has done for many years

Use the second from the left Icon on the top Bar
and you will have no problems in removing the rubbish from you computer
The above is based on many years of usage.

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