Clean Windows Registry Errors in Three Simple Steps

By: Desiree Marshelle

If you have never been faced with having to clean Windows registry files before, the process can seem intimidating. Not only do you have to make the decision of which registry repair software to use, but you may also have concerns about the impact on your computer.

You may be asking yourself whether or not you need to fix your registry. If you have a slow running computer, your computer boots slow, your computer freezes, you have delayed responses, or if there are challenges adding and removing software on your PC, the chances are good that you will need to clean Windows registry problems. If you have used anti virus software and still could not detect or repair the problems, this increases the need for registry repair.

If you are now confident that the registry may be the reason for your computer performance problems, the following three steps will help you determine if the registry is the issue and will help you get your system running like new again. If you are one who likes to fix things on your own, be advised that you could massively screw up your PC if you do not know what you are doing. Plus, anyone who wants to save time and headaches can use the following steps to streamline the entire process and get the job done right.

Step One: Determine the Current State of Your Computer

I always found that it is best to understand exactly what problems exist on my computer before looking for the best registry cleaner to repair it. I just get out a pad of paper and make a list of all of the strange behaviors my PC has demonstrated so I better understand if the problems are related to the registry or are more of a spyware issue. I make a detailed list and then have a list to use to compare my final results against.

If you choose not to do this step, you can just move on to step two, but I find this process valuable.

Step Two: Use One of the Best Registry Repair Products for a Free Scan

The best registry repair products will allow a free download and scan of their software prior to purchasing the full edition that contains the repair utility needed to clean Windows registry errors. This is a good feature for peace of mind because if you are not sure of the product, you can take a test drive and see what is found.

If you are not sure about where to start when selecting a product for the free scanning, do not worry. There are only a couple of features that are a must for the software to do its job properly. One feature is auto backups for your files so you can revert back to previous file status if the repair is not to your satisfaction.

Another key element to look for is software that you understand. Most of the software programs on the market are similar in features and have only slight differences. Simplicity is a key in this type of software because the process to clean Windows registry problems is straightforward.??

The main goal is cleaning and repair, but if you can find optimizer features in addition to repair features, you are a step ahead of the game.

After deciding on a product to complete the scan with, simply choose the deepest scanning option offered in the download. After a few minutes a scan results page will appear and you will have a detailed list of the errors found for each major scanning category.

Step Three: Make the Repair!

At this point, you will be guided to a purchase screen for the full version of the software. This is extremely quick and most of the ordering processes offer full encryption for you. Online ordering is extremely safe at this point.

You will need to decide based on errors found if you want to purchase the software. I am a strong advocate that every person should have solid registry repair cleaning and repair software, a general virus scan software, and a product to detect and remove spyware, adware and malware. Most software programs offer a one year unlimited use license, which will give you ongoing protection.?

The only steps left are to reboot your PC and check your repairs against the list you originally made (if you chose to do step one). You should increase computer performance simply by doing one scan and repair round.??

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