Registry Mechanic 2009
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- Designed to: Clean the registry to repair Windows errors and crashes
- Registry defrag to optimize your PC for better performance
- Easy to use. Desgined for both expert and novice users
- Recommended by experts and editors worldwide
- World's most popular registry cleaner with over 60 million downloads
- Improves system stability
- Registry Mechanic can monitor your registry for changes to key areas
- Run silent scans when necessary to keep your registry clean and optimized
- FREE award-winning customer support for all users
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- Platform: Windows XP / Vista
- Media: CD-ROM
- Item Quantity: 1
"This is a great package that yields genuine results" GOLD Award, PC Format Magazine -- PC Format Magazine
Top Customer Reviews
A slow system speed might be just because your hard drive needs defragmenting or an error check, so do that first [Goto: Start, Control Panel (category view), Administrative Tools, Computer Management, Disk management]. Also try deleting 'temporary files' under internet explorer's Tools, Internet Options. Alternatively your system hard drive may simply be full up, as you ideally need at least 25% free space on it, 15% minimum [if so, uninstall games, delete rubbish, and/or get a secondary hard drive]. However if all that doesn't cure the problem it's quite likely that this bit of software, Registry Mechanic 2009, will help. Load the software, register it online [wait for the updates], and run the registry check. It will come up with a load of registry errors, say fix them, wait for the OK, and then restart the PC. Hopefully the computer should now start-up much faster and be more stable.Read more ›
For those who want to take an even more vigorous approach to registry cleaning, there are numerous programs on the market. Of these, Registry Mechanic is one of the longest established and most respected, having won many press awards and favourable reviews. It is far more aggressive and thorough than CCleaner, but it does offer the option of automatically setting a system restore point inside Windows XP, before you begin. It will optionally monitor your registry for changes, and notify you about them, and it will flag any errors it finds with an estimated level of severity, to assist you in deciding what action to take.
I've been offered a free copy of Registry Mechanic so I've installed it and used it, and I do appreciate its merits, but on the grounds of time consumption and sheer riskiness, it's unlikely to replace my longstanding maintenance regime. It's only too easy to make very serious mistakes with an aggressive registry cleaner, which can far outweigh any small benefits from more rigorous cleansing.Read more ›
This tool is designed for novice PC users, those who don't understand the Windows Registry and want a magic big button to right all wrongs. Unfortunately, as the experts amongst us know, the registry is a complex beast and over-simplification of a tool of this nature leads the uninitiated down a potentially dangerous path.
The registry scanner - the heart of the product - takes liberties in assuming what is safe to "repair". I didn't personally risk hitting that "Repair" button at all. A thorough investigation of the rather scant report of repairs that it wanted to perform showed me many examples of changes that it would make that would actually hinder rather than help my PC. The logic which the scanner uses to determine, for example, which files exist and do not exist (and are therefore valid or "invalid" references) is flawed. Had I let it repair these "faults", a number of my applications would actually stop behaving the way they are intended to. Unfortunately the user interface is so poorly designed that deselecting 200 out of 300 suggested repairs (which I know are actually already correct) would be too time consuming. I also couldn't be sure which of the remaining repairs were actually legitimate anyway. Basically, I lost trust very quickly in its estimations of what required attention.
Given this bad start with the product, I couldn't trust "Compact Your Registry". It would only have shrunk the registry by 2% anyway - certainly not worth the risk.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
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I've used PCTools products including RegMech for years now and generally like the quality and usefulness of their software. Read morePublished on 17 Oct. 2009 by Small Scale
Registry Mechanic was easy to install and easy to use.
I started to scan my laptop it showed up what was missing or wrong and I cliked on Repair and it repaired it... Read more
Easy to install. Sorted all problems the dreaded Trogens had picked up loads and it got rid of the lot. Disapointed that it only lasts for 1yr. Read morePublished on 20 Sept. 2009 by Mr. A. M. Bromley
This s the first time that I have had ro write a negative review about a product purchased from Amazon. This software can be divided into two sections. Read morePublished on 1 Sept. 2009 by Peter
Just right for my need.
Very please with it.
Good buy, I must say.
This product is great. It sorted my pc. My pc runs much faster and it repaired any faults.Published on 25 Aug. 2009 by Ms. C. M. Bryan
When I installed this, it seemed to find and fix a large number of errors which it quickly got on and fixed. Read morePublished on 13 Aug. 2009 by tjvf
While I acknowledge what other reviewers have said regarding potential issues with providing a 'magic button' to clean up what is in fact a vital core system file, the system... Read morePublished on 17 July 2009 by David Sandilands