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Registry Cleaner for Windows

By SammsoftTrial versionUser Rating

Key Details of Registry Cleaner

  • Clean accumulated invalid Windows Registry entries.
  • Last updated on November 7, 2008
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)

Editors' Review

Download.com staff
Although not feature-rich, this application quickly scans your computer for any Registry errors. Registry Cleaner's interface is visually appealing and very easy to use. Like other Registry cleaners, it scans for common Registry errors such as ActiveX objects, invalid application paths and file types, orphaned help files, obsolete program installations, and the Start menu and start-up list. The program allows you to fix located errors but, unfortunately, the trial version is limited to fixing 20 errors. If removing an object causes a system problem, you can restore the Registry from the backups the application creates. Although features such as defragmentation and trace removal aren't included, Registry Cleaner did locate numerous errors and quickly cleaned the few files it designated. Any user can try this application, although others can provide more complete functionality.

What's new in version 4

This version is the first release on CNET Download.com.

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Full Specifications

February 15, 2006
Latest update
November 7, 2008
Operating System
Windows 10, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 95
Additional Requirements
Windows 95/98/Me
Total Downloads
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Developer's Description

Clean accumulated invalid Windows Registry entries.

Registry Cleaner 4 will keep your PC operating smoothly. Registry Cleaner will scan, identify, clean and repair errors in your Windows registry with a single click. This top-rated registry tool is extremely powerful yet easy to use. Run Registry Cleaner on a regular basis to keep your computer clean and efficient. In a few simple steps, you can reduce application error messages, improve startup speeds, and increase computer performance. Registry Cleaner uses advanced technology to scan 10 important parts of the registry. It can also clean and repair unwanted registry debris left behind by adware and spyware. Registry errors can come from many sources, including the installation and removal of software. For maximum safety, Registry Cleaner includes Backup and Undo functionality for any change. Advanced users can select which parts of the registry to operate on.

Version 4 is specifically designed to support Windows 95, Windows 98, and Window Me. For Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Vista support please see our newly released Sammsoft Advanced Registry Optimizer.