Jump to content
CCleaner Community Forums
Sign in to follow this  
testuserxperia

I would like the registry cleaner to identify when a registry entry was added or modified

Recommended Posts

It already has the columns Program, Data, Registry Key and User but if another column can be added that would show the date and time when the unnecessary keys were added or modified, that would be very helpful.

 

Is it possible?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

do even Microsoft record the date/time Registry hive keys were added/modified?

not that I've ever seen, but maybe others more versed in the inner-workings of the mystical Registry could answer that.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

unless that info is already catered for with the Registry, then No, I can't see how Piriform could accomplish your suggestion.

where would they store such info?

they could possibly create their own file, but it couldn't be some dumb, 2D, flat file such as an .ini file.

some sort of indexed, database file would be required to track all the reg keys you remove via CC, and how would it know when keys were added?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Sounds more like something for an anti-malware or security software. In particular WinPatrol has been able to track registry changes for years, so perhaps look into it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

you are correct, modified date is in the Registry.

just goes to show how often I get down and dirty in the Registry.

 

it's always a good day when you learn something knew. :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Whoa there Skippy, let's not get too ahead of ourselves. :)

 

no idea on that front.

all any of us can do is post a suggestion and hope someone thinks it has merit.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...