Crap Removal

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Crap Removal

Ask the Doctor LogoWhat program do you recommend to clean up registry errors? I tried the new Norton Utilities, and it won’t fix all the errors it finds, even in safe mode.

—Vade Forrester

We like CCleaner (www.ccleaner.com), Piriform’s freeware crap-removal tool. Its registry cleaner does a bang-up job. Many of our readers swear by Comodo Registry Cleaner (http://system-cleaner.comodo.com), as well. We should note, however, that cleaning your registry won’t necessarily speed up your computer, but it can fix errors, compatibility issues, remove old Start Menu items, and tidy up your file associations.


CCleaner includes a powerful registry-cleaning utility that we've found works wonders.

 

SUBMIT YOUR QUESTION Are flames shooting out of the back of your rig? First, grab a fire extinguisher and douse the flames. Once the pyrotechnic display has fizzled, email the doctor at doctor@maximumpc.com for advice on how to solve your technological woes.

 

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