Registry Cleaner

Registry Cleaner

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
2.5
out of 24 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.5
  • Total Downloads:
    370,813
  • Date Added:
    March 24, 2010
  • File Size:
    6.43MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    275
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista

Editors' Review

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If you've noticed your system is running slower, or you've just purged your hard drive of several programs, this registry scanner may be the program for you.

Registry Cleaner provides an intuitive design and a quick scanning tool that is easily mastered. We were happy to see that users can choose to back up the current registry files before scanning, just in case something critical gets deleted or misplaced. While this seems like an obvious feature for a registry cleaner, we've seen quite a few without this must-have safeguard. After the back up, scanning is just a few clicks away. Users can choose to do a full scan or pick and choose several scan types. The scan typically took less than three minutes on our machines. After the scan is complete, a list of registry files is displayed, and users can select which files to clean. Once the files are deleted, users have the option to undo any previous cleanups.

Despite Registry Cleaner's ease of use, tampering with the registry is risky. We recommend this quick and effective tool to intermediate users and above who have a desire to tidy up their registry.

 
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User Reviews
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Results 1-10 of 17

  • 1 stars

    "Malicious web site"

    October 14, 2012   |   By tdcsix

    Version: Registry Cleaner 1.5

    Pros

    None that I can find.

    Cons

    My Norton software identified the download site as a malicious site.

    Summary

    I will go no farther with this download. I have no desire to put my computer at risk. If Symantec says it's a malicious download, that's all I need to hear to stop.

    Updated on Oct 14, 2012

    Baits you with "free," finds over 11,000 errors, then offers to fix 20 of them. Yes, 20. To fix all 11,000 you have to buy the full version. A waste of time, computer space, etc. . . I hate companies that do this crap!

    Updated on Oct 14, 2012

    Sorry, most recent update was incorrect and was about a different product. Clicked the wrong link accidentally. This product was not tried, for the above reasons. So far I've wasted 15 minutes trying to find a good, free registry cleaner.

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  • 4 stars

    "Registry cleaning made easy."

    February 13, 2012   |   By tacticalogic

    Version: Registry Cleaner 1.5

    Pros

    Quickly finds & repairs or quarantines problem files, making your pc run faster.

    Cons

    Haven't found any yet.

    Summary

    Quickly finds & repairs or quarantines problem files, making your pc run faster.

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  • 1 stars

    "Links to Trojan!!!"

    January 29, 2012   |   By BOJO3811

    Version: Registry Cleaner 1.5

    Pros

    None at all!

    Cons

    Links to a site that attempts an intrusion. Stay away!!

    Summary

    Links to a site that attempts an intrusion. Stay away!!

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  • 1 stars

    "Malware Detected on Download"

    May 10, 2011   |   By marnie5

    Version: Registry Cleaner 1.5

    Pros

    None, could not use as AGV detected malware and so i had to delete it

    Cons

    Malware - cnet claims that its tested spyware free so why did AVG detect malware?

    Summary

    there isnt one- malware - what can i say

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  • 4 stars

    "Glary regisrty cleaner"

    March 31, 2011   |   By rrhann

    Version: Registry Cleaner 1.5

    Pros

    Works fast leaving laptop much faster

    Cons

    Two phases of Glary, but only one worked

    Summary

    Cnet downloads are wonderful.I learn a lot from other users.

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  • 1 stars

    "Tojan Virus"

    March 28, 2011   |   By Maroon_Z24

    Version: Registry Cleaner 1.5

    Pros

    None At All

    Cons

    Downloaded it and upon completion of download, AVG detected a trojan.

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  • 1 stars

    "Has trojans and really messed up my laptop."

    March 10, 2011   |   By tiggy1998

    Version: Registry Cleaner 1.5

    Pros

    It is freeware.

    Cons

    It is freeware.

    Summary

    I may have to send the laptop back to HP for repair. It will not allow updates, it causes Vipre to loop but Malwarebytes is really good. A Vipre tech is calling me this afternoon and he is going to attempt to solve the problem. The machine was received on 12/21 and it got a trojan from your program.

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  • 1 stars

    "Cnet should remove this download"

    February 24, 2011   |   By swallowswing

    Version: Registry Cleaner 1.5

    Pros

    None at all considering the infection.

    Cons

    It is infected with the Artemis Trojan. Do not download this software at any cost. It also deletes your restore files in XP so you can't roll back. Despite what some others have said here, the good people of cnet don't seem to listen.

    Summary

    DO NOT DOWLOAD. CNET, listen and remove this item. McAfee could detect it, but not remove it. Microsoft Malware tool did not find it. Only Malwarebytes software could get it out.

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  • 2 stars

    "Small program with a bite."

    January 18, 2011   |   By notinsane1953

    Version: Registry Cleaner 1.5

    Pros

    Fast loading, rapid scan.

    Cons

    Trojan alert from AVG free shut down execution of this program until cleaned.

    Summary

    Only moderate to highly skilled people should use. Keep antivirus programs running while operation this program.

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  • 1 stars

    "Sucks Malware"

    December 30, 2010   |   By MichaelCnetter

    Version: Registry Cleaner 1.5

    Pros

    No redeeming qualities

    Cons

    Got a bad case of Malware as soon as i downloaded this Beware

    Summary

    DO NOT DOWNLOAD

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    Full Specifications

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    What's new in version 1.5
    Version 1.5 updates regcleaner database.
    General
    Publisher Hatena
    Publisher web site http://b.hatena.ne.jp/
    Release Date May 26, 2008
    Date Added March 24, 2010
    Version 1.5
    Category
    Category Utilities & Operating Systems
    Subcategory Diagnostic Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows 98, Windows Me
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 6.43MB
    File Name RegistryCleanerSetup.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 370,813
    Downloads Last Week 275
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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