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registry fix recommendation

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  1. bobbycow36

    bobbycow36 Thread Starter

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    Hi
    could anyone recommend a registry fix tool please?
    I've been wondering for a while if I should get one but I don't know which one
    Are any of the free ones any good? So many claim to be free but are really only free trials
    I can't tell if any of the pay ones are any different - also we have 3 machines so it could get expensive
    I downloaded a trial of registry booster to see if there were any issues on the laptop and it came back with a long list or errors and issues that need fixing

    The laptop runs windows 7 home edition 64 bit but the 2 PC's are nearly the same and I've listed below
    I'd be really grateful for some advice
    Many thanks

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
    OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
    Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3600+, x86 Family 15 Model 107 Stepping 1
    Processor Count: 2
    RAM: 895 Mb
    Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 6100 nForce 405, 512 Mb
    Hard Drives: C: Total - 152627 MB, Free - 107762 MB; F: Total - 476937 MB, Free - 134201 MB;
    Motherboard: MSI, MS-7309, 1.0, To be filled by O.E.M.
    Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
     
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    Avoid registry cleaner/booster/optimizer/tuneup type programs like the plague, no matter what they claim they can do.

    They do little-to-nothing to improve speed and performance.

    What they can do is break programs and damage the operating system.

    The trial or demo ones will bring up a long list of "errors" to frighten you and convince you to buy it.

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    bobbycow36 Thread Starter

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    Many thanks for that - now I needn't worry about all those big red X's!
    Seriously put my mind at rest - cheers!
     
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