Little Registry Cleaner

Little Registry Cleaner

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
3.2
out of 24 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.6
  • Total Downloads:
    43,793
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 30, 2013
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    5.61MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    150
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Little Registry Cleaner is free, open-source software that enables you to clean your PC Registry.

Pros

Actual freeware: This program is true, open-source freeware. It even warns you with a cheerful message when you open the program that if you paid for it, you should ask for a refund, as it is free!

Straightforward scheduler: The program's scheduler is easy to use, without too many bells and whistles. It offers the easy options of running your scan daily, weekly, or monthly at a specified time.

Beginner-friendly interface: You'll be pleased with its basic check-box menu that lets you select what sections to scan.

Cons

System resource usage: If you try to run this scanner while you're using the system, you will notice a slowdown. If you don't take advantage of the scheduler, you could get frustrated trying to run the program.

Bottom Line

Little Registry Cleaner is a program with a lot to recommend it. It is true, open-source freeware that is easy to learn and functions well.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"It's free!"

October 27, 2013  |  By rgordondouglass

 |  Version: Little Registry Cleaner 1.6

Pros

- Free
- Gets registry cleaned out
- Has a scheduler
- Straightforward and easy to understand

Cons

- Tries to install adware

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4 stars

"Effective and simple to use"

October 15, 2013  |  By rdraps

 |  Version: Little Registry Cleaner 1.6

Pros

This program has a well-done, easy-to-understand interface, and seems quite successful in finding problems. I have used it numerous times, and it has not caused any problems of its own.
As with so many downloaded programs, one must avoid all the trash programs that the download executive tries to make you load.

Cons

None seen.

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1 stars

"Malware Laden"

July 06, 2013  |  By Singing Robin

 |  Version: Little Registry Cleaner 1.6

Pros

nothing really

Cons

Loads programs w/o permission
changes home page

Summary

I used to like this program, but the most recent version loaded all sorts of malware on my computer w/o asking permission, I got new toolbars, it changed my default search, and altered my home page on Firefox, IE, and Chrome. It took quite a bit of time to get rid of all this sticky malware. I don't think CNET should even have this available for people it is so bad.

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1 stars

"MalwareMalware"

December 28, 2012  |  By llangolyn

 |  Version: Little Registry Cleaner 1.5.1

Pros

Malware malware malware

Cons

Installs tons of malware

Summary

How can CNET carry this program?

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1 stars

"it contains pup malware`"

July 11, 2012  |  By allenw25

 |  Version: Little Registry Cleaner 1.5.1

Pros

it scans the registry - not worth the malware

Cons

it installs PUP malware and 2 other unwanted programs. malwarebytes reports:

C:\Users\Allen\AppData\Local\Temp\InstallManager.exe (PUP.Adware.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Users\Allen\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\1H7YF6PJ\Little_Registry_Cleaner_2238[2].exe (PUP.Adware.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Summary

do not install this!!! I am dissapointed in CNET for having this program on here!!!

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1 stars

"Some advantages outweighed by registry damage."

March 06, 2012  |  By beemak

 |  Version: Little Registry Cleaner 1.5.1

Pros

Good interface, usual tools.

Cons

Registry damage.

Summary

Not recommended.

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5 stars

"great just great"

February 22, 2012  |  By oritm01

 |  Version: Little Registry Cleaner 1.5.1

Pros

the best that I have cleaned out registry after after others

Cons

no cons just great

Summary

G-d bless littler registry cleaner

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4 stars

"Like the clean up very much."

January 30, 2012

 |  Version: Little Registry Cleaner 1.5.1

Pros

Fast and effective.

Cons

Doesn't clean all items on my laptop. Also, can't update easily. My spyware (AVAST) stops the updates.

Summary

Hopefully, update problem will get solved.

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1 stars

"Won't Work"

February 20, 2011  |  By lemeyernc

 |  Version: Little Registry Cleaner 1.4.2

Pros

Been told it should work

Cons

Experience has been that I can't get it to run

Summary

After downloading...when I click on icon..I receive message on screen that Little Registry Cleaner has stopped working. I have erased program, re downloaded and get same results. Suggestions?
Lee E. Meyer/lemeyernc@yahoo.com

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1 stars

"WARNING-DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT IT WILL DAMAGE YOUR PC."

February 07, 2011  |  By andreaborman

 |  Version: Little Registry Cleaner 1.4.2

Pros

None,it wiped out system restore on both my Windows 7 computers.

Cons

Do not use this product-it wiped out system restore on both of my laptops and afterwards system restore no longer worked any more.

Summary

This product damaged or corrupted system restore on both of my laptops. Yes,I was silly enough to use this product on both laptops and after I used it I found system restore no longer worked anymore and I could no longer use it. I tried everything to fix it and sort help and advice in the online forums. And I tried to fix the problem but nothing worked. I was advised that I had to re install windows,which I could not do as my 2 laptops were Netbooks.And so have no CD drive. So I was advised to do a restore to factory condition recovery on both Netbooks. I was also advised that as the recovery partition which is on every computer is hidden from access and from users like you or I it was unlikely,that this would be effected. But that after the restore to factory condition recovery took place,this would put my computers back to the way they were before I bought them. The makers of my computer create an image of my computer in the factory which is in the recovery partition. So i did the restore to factory condition recovery and after I did it. Both my 2 Netbooks were put back to the way they were before I bought them a few months ago. In fact there was software on there that I do not even remember that was about 2 years old. So the recovery image on put on there by HP the makers of both my laptops both HP Mini 210 Netbooks,was about 2 years old. Made before my laptops even got to the shop. A sure sign of playing safe. But the recovery worked and system restore and both my computers were working again. But I had to uninstall all of that unwanted HP software all over again. And I was put back on Windows 7 Starter again as that was what was on there when I bought my laptops and so was that unwanted HP software. But fortunently I had kept a copy of my upgrade key and was able to use it to get my Windows 7 Ultimate back on both my Netbooks,without having to pay for another upgrade. But I spent hours uninstalling all of the junk software that was put back on by HP.The restore to factory setting does just that. It restores your computer to how it was before you bought it. So any software that was on there comes back and any upgrades of Windows or Linux operating systems are wiped off.So if you upgraded Windows XP to Windows 7 or installed Linux through windows that goes too. In my case I to windows 7 Ultimate from starter,so windows 7 starter was put back on both computers. And I had to upgrade again.But the recovery saved both of my computers. So I advise reader DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT or you will have the same problems I had or worse. thankfully the recovery got my computers working again and system restore now works on both computers along with everything else. But just don't go anywhere near this Little registry cleaner product or use it or you will regret it as I did. And have to do a restore to factory condition recovery as I did. Which takes hours and hours of hard uninstalling unwanted software put on there by HP or who ever your computer maker is. And then you have to re install all yor software you want,Safefox,ICQ Messenger etc and make your computer the way you want it,all over again. It's hard work,it took a whole day to do and a pain in the neck and I would not wish that on anyone. Andrea Borman.

Updated on Apr 23, 2011

Well,it is true that when I used this product that it wiped out System Restore on both my Netbooks. So I will never use this product again, and I do not advised others to. The fault was NOT with my computers. As I had Little Registry Cleaner installed on both. And it is too much of a coincidence that I used the product at the same time and it messed up System Restore on both. I was advised by experts to uninstall the product which I did and I had to do a factory restore. To put my computer back how it was when I bought it. To get System Restore back. Actually I am using C Cleaner now which only removes old files not ones still in use. So it is safer than this product. Andrea Borman.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.6
Version 1.6 features the following improvements:
  • Downgraded Microsoft .NET Framework to v3.5
  • Integrate Little Software Stats
  • Added new icons
  • Updated Little Registry Cleaner icon
  • Integrated AutoUpdater.NET
  • Fixed minor uninstall issue
  • Fixed several other bugs
General
Publisher Little Apps
Publisher web site http://www.little-apps.org
Release Date July 07, 2013
Date Added June 30, 2013
Version 1.6
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows, Windows 2003, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
Download Information
File Size 5.61MB
File Name Little_Registry_Cleaner_07_07_2013.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 43,793
Downloads Last Week 150
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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