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Glary Utilities vs CCleaner vs Not doing anything

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by irrawaddy, Nov 10, 2009.

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  1. irrawaddy

    irrawaddy Thread Starter

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    Can anyone advise me on one of the above options? Should I even bother with something like this?? ALso any comments on Smartdefrag?
    Thanks.
     
  2. Stoner

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    I only use the file cleaner in Ccleaner.
    I'm not familiar with Glary Utilities, but common thought at TSG is to avoid registry cleaners as they have the potential do more harm than good.


    My Acer with Win XP came with a defrag utility that works in the background, so I never have to defrag it.
    I use the default defragger in my Win2k computer about every other month.
     
  3. Phantom010

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    In my opinion, no. I personaly do not trust this type of software and prefer deleting files manually.

    The only time I'll find CCleaner useful is when I want to delete Internet Explorer Index.dat files. Other than that, I can do my cleaning manually.
     
  4. stantley

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    I like Ccleaner, it runs fast, deletes temp internet files for most browsers, deletes Windows temp files, index.dat files and many more. It deletes files that many people overlook like Java and Adobe Flash files.

    Plus it deletes MRU's (Most Recently Used references) for many applications. It also has a cookie manager. Just don't use the registry cleaner.
     
  5. irrawaddy

    irrawaddy Thread Starter

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    thanks everyone for the clear and unequivocal answers!
     
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