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RegistryBooster 2011

by Belial452658 / April 21, 2011 3:13 AM PDT

This is my first post here so I am not too sure where I was supposed to post this, I hope this area is okay.

I have a Windows XP computer and, well, I downloaded RegistryBooster stupidly. So when I tried to uninstall it, the uninstall/install area of my computer I guess froze half way through. So now I have the Registry Booster uninstall screen up with the progress, and I can click on it, move it around etc, but it is not going to finish and it won't allow me to restart my computer.

I did however uninstall Registry Booster with Revo Uninstaller Pro (Great program so far) but the previous RegistryBooster uninstall screen is still there.

What do I need to do to get rid of it and restart my computer?

And, is Spybot Search and Destroy a good program?

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RegistryBooster 2011
by Dafydd Forum moderator / April 21, 2011 3:51 AM PDT
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Tried uninstalling in safe mode or using system restore?
Dafydd.
Wales U.K.

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Tried Installing Registry Booster Completely, Then....?
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / April 21, 2011 3:56 AM PDT
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...uninstall it again.. Reinstalling should allow the original screen to go away, after which you could then uninstall it..

Just a note, such registry "boosters" or "optimizers" usually don't do either.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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I don't know
by Jimmy Greystone / April 21, 2011 10:10 AM PDT

I don't know, they certainly boost the number of people coming to forums like this complaining about the aftermath. And can certainly optimize performance by requiring that you reinstall the OS.

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