With PC Cleaner you can safely remove unnecessary registry items to ensure your registry stays clean.
- Open the Clean Up section.
- Choose Registry Scan.
- Choose the Scan now option to search the registry for items to clean and optimize.
PC Cleaner will show you the number of items found in the following ten categories:
Software locations – programs listed in the control panel that are no longer installed or have other configuration problems.
Shared/known programs – pointers to files in use by more than one application that no longer exist on your system
File associations – file types pointing to programs that no longer exist on your system.
Com/Active X – invalid Com or Active X entries in the Windows registry can cause application failures, system crashes, or information loss.
Interfaces/Types – programs with the relationship between interfaces and annotation types can result in program errors.
Startup programs list – shortcuts in the startup menu pointing to programs that no longer exist.
Uninstall entries – invalid entries typically due to incorrect installation or uninstallation of applications.
Help and resources – references to help files and resources that are no longer available.
Fonts and sounds – missing or incorrect font or sound files that can cause errors in applications.
Temporary registry values – these add clutter to the registry and can be safely removed.
- To get more information on the items found click on the Details button next to a particular category.
- Select the Fix Now button to clean and optimize your registry.
If you have not purchased PC Cleaner yet, you can do so here.