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What's the community's assessment of CCleaner's Windows 10 registry cleaning? Is it necessary? Does it cause problems? The computer techies I've researched say that CCleaner is a great product, but recommend against its cleaning the registry. I would appreciate any information that any members of the community care to share.

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Microsoft themselves say not to use a registry cleaner, especially with Windows 10.

The highlights of Microsoft's policy state:

Refistry cleaners have a place as a specialist tool, but not for regular use.

 

*** Out of Beer Error ->->-> Recovering Memory ***

Worried about 'Tracking Files'? Worried about why some files come back after cleaning? See this link:
https://community.ccleaner.com/topic/52668-tracking-files/?tab=comments#comment-300043

 

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I've never run into registry problems.  I follow the steps laid out in my signature (rarely actually remove anything)

 

ADVICE FOR USING CCleaner'S REGISTRY INTEGRITY SECTION

DON'T JUST CLEAN EVERYTHING THAT'S CHECKED OFF.

Do your Registry Cleaning in small bits (at the very least Check-mark by Check-mark)

ALWAYS BACKUP THE ENTRY, YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT YOU'LL BREAK IF YOU DON'T.

CCLEANER, RECUVA, DEFRAGGLER AND SPECCY DOCUMENTATION CAN BE FOUND AT  https://support.piriform.com/hc/en-us and  https://www.ccleaner.com/docs

Pro users file a PRIORITY SUPPORT request at https://support.piriform.com/hc/en-us/requests/new

link to WINAPP2.INI explanation

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