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Removing leftover registry values?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Viverr, Feb 23, 2004.

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  1. Viverr

    Viverr Guest Thread Starter

    Feb 23, 2004

    I've got several programs that I've uninstalled in the past that haven't removed themselves from the registry(or so I assume). Things like WinAmp (2 and 3..). Doesn't exist on my computer but windows still believes it to be the default player for certain files. A while back on the forums I saw a link to a program that would remove these little leftovers without requiring the user (me) to use regedit, which I'm not comfortable with, but I can't for the life of me remember what it was. Any suggestions?



    Running Windows XP Sp1, P4 1.6 mobile
  2. jmatt


    Apr 7, 2000
    I use all these .

    RegSeeker is a perfect companion for your Windows regsitry !
    RegSeeker includes a powerful registry cleaner and can display various informations like your
    startup entries, several histories (even index.dat files), installed applications and much
    more ! With RegSeeker you can search for any item inside your registry, export/delete the
    results, open them in the registry. RegSeeker also includes a tweaks panel to optimize your
    OS !

    RegSeeker is FREE for personal use only !

    Click on Clean the Registry & tick > Scan Drives for old exe entries in the registry. Click OK.
    My personal use , is to delete only the Green entries .
    Left click to highlight , hold the Shift key down , to highlght bulk Green entries .
    Right click to delete .


    jv16 PowerTools , which doesn't expire , is available here:
    http://down.hengshui.com/download.asp?downid=1&id=726 .
    Click on Registry Tool > Tools > Registry Cleaner > Continue > Start .
    When finished , Click on Select > Special select > Items that should be safe to remove > Remove.


    OleClean ( Freeware . I tick all the boxes in Options ) from ,


    Click on Unnecessary .
    Don't use Duplicate files unless you really know what your doing .


    Seeks out the rubbish left behind by other programs. Use regularly it will save space. It can auto run at times set by you.


    This is a program that fixes serious bugs in the Internet Explorer cache manager (versions 3.0
    on up through and including Internet Explorer for Windows XP, and IE6). This program basically
    takes over the job of managing the cache from Internet Explorer, and the result is your web
    browsing session will be more enjoyable. CacheSentry isn't like those "web acceleration"
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    most versions of Internet Explorer.
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