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Hunting a Program

Discussion in 'Computers & Technology Forum' started by preacher, Mar 12, 2006.

  1. preacher

    preacher New Member

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    Does anyone know of a program that will display all the registry listings/keys in any given installed program or process.
    Say for example: I wanted to remove AOL from a computer, the program I need would show every listing in the registry, making it possible to delete them faster & keep the registry free of junk. I know there are reg. repairs out there, but ALL the ones I've tried always leave something behind, so I still have to do a manual search thru the reg. to make sure everything is gone. Freeware would be great but shareware or buying would be worth it if it works! Thanks!!
     
  2. JamieinNH

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    gb93433 Active Member

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    go to start then run then type in regedit in the box and click on OK. Be very careful what you delete.
     
  4. standingfirminChrist

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    I use Privace Eraser and RegScrubXp. Both excellent programs.

    Last I heard, RegScrubXp was still free!
     
  5. preacher

    preacher New Member

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    OK thanks folks...I've used several types of cleaners , even one behind another to compare what is removed, & as I said I've yet to find one that removes every listing, even 2 or 3 together.
    I go through my regedit on a regular basis, quite comfortable deleting stuff now...& learned a long time ago to keep a backup, just in case!!
    I'll check out the RegScrubXP, let ya know.
    I just figured in this day there would be a type of monitor program that would display this info but haven't found one yat. I tried Process Explorer but it mainly shows DLL threads associated with running programs & not the reg.
    I'll keep hunting too!!
     
  6. Trotter

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    TweakNow - http://www.majorgeeks.com/TweakNow_RegCleaner_Standard_d4134.html

    It is also free.

    You may want to download RegCompact to defrag your registry.
    http://www.majorgeeks.com/RegCompact_d465.html

    Also free.
     
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