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  1. kenneth7379

    kenneth7379 Thread Starter

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    I'm running two browsers, Internet Explorer and (recently added) Mozilla Firefox. I'd like to know if programs I've purchased and loaded into IE will be active on both browsers, or do I need to load them onto Firefox as well. The programs in question are Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and Sammsoft Advanced Registry Organizer. I also need to know if the Microsoft Security Essentials system that I activated on Internet Explorer is automatically active for both browsers, or do I need to dial it in on Firefox?



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  2. DoubleHelix

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    None of those programs have anything to do with your web browsers.

    Uninstall Sammsoft Advanced Registry Organizer. It will only cause problems.
     
  3. kenneth7379

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    Thanks for your response, DoubleHelix. I'm curious why you recommend uninstalling the Sammsoft ARO. When I first installed it three years ago, it made a huge difference in how fast my computer ran. Since I run it frequently now, the effect isn't as noticeable, but if I neglect to use it for a couple of weeks, the computer's performance seems degraded. I'm not questioning your suggestion as you obviously know heck of a lot more about this stuff, but I'd like to understand what is negative about using ARO. Thanks.
     
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    All registry optimizers are bad. They cause more problems than they solve. Count yourself lucky that you haven't had a problem yet. You will. And then you'll need to reinstall Windows.
     
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