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Anonymous
January 13, 2005 7:16:22 PM

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I'm considering instatlling Windows Registry Repair Pro.
I want to know is this is a legitimate porgram.
Thank you for your help,
meadow
I
Anonymous
January 13, 2005 7:27:53 PM

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It's legitimate insofar as it's not illegal. But it's not at all necessary.
Windows XP does not require any kind of registry repair software. If you
understand how your computer works and how to use it correctly, these
programs have no value. And if you don't, these programs will quickly cause
you no end of problems.
--
Ted Zieglar


"M C Muccigrosso" <reagan@nospam.com> wrote in message
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>
> I'm considering instatlling Windows Registry Repair Pro.
> I want to know is this is a legitimate porgram.
> Thank you for your help,
> meadow
> I
>
>
January 13, 2005 11:53:29 PM

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Yabut, that's not my experience. I can't speak to the OP's query, but I'd like to knowfro you, the reasons you say XP doesn't require any kind of registry repair? Repairing the Registry in both Home and Pro can speed up a lot of things, especially when it becomes full of bad shortcuts, leftover program segments, unaware of files that have been legitimately moved, or deleted (not as in manually uninstall), and so on for a very long list of possibilities. The Registry can easily grow to many magnitudes its required size, without being "broken" aka non-functioning, and cleaning (aka repairing) it up is definitely worth while.

However, if I am missing something, I would like to hear your thoughts on the matter. I don't intend to get into a philosophic debate, so please be clear and consice, with references wherever possible.

TIA,

Pop

Ted Zieglar wrote:
> It's legitimate insofar as it's not illegal. But it's not at all
> necessary. Windows XP does not require any kind of registry repair
> software. If you understand how your computer works and how to use it
> correctly, these programs have no value. And if you don't, these
> programs will quickly cause you no end of problems.
>
> "M C Muccigrosso" <reagan@nospam.com> wrote in message
> news:eISRYUb%23EHA.1544@TK2MSFTNGP11.phx.gbl...
>>
>> I'm considering instatlling Windows Registry Repair Pro.
>> I want to know is this is a legitimate porgram.
>> Thank you for your help,
>> meadow
>> I

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I may or may not know what I'm saying, but if I
have nothing to say, that's what I say!
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Anonymous
January 14, 2005 12:13:50 AM

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This is an old topic that has been discussed almost to death all over the
Internet. As you come to understand more about the registry, you'll see why
your arguments don't hold water. Suffice it to say that few topics in
mainstream computing are crammed with as much hype as registry cleaning.
Defragmenting is another example.

Ted Zieglar

"Pop" <nobody@spamcop.net> wrote in message
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Yabut, that's not my experience. I can't speak to the OP's query, but I'd
like to knowfro you, the reasons you say XP doesn't require any kind of
registry repair? Repairing the Registry in both Home and Pro can speed up
a lot of things, especially when it becomes full of bad shortcuts, leftover
program segments, unaware of files that have been legitimately moved, or
deleted (not as in manually uninstall), and so on for a very long list of
possibilities. The Registry can easily grow to many magnitudes its required
size, without being "broken" aka non-functioning, and cleaning (aka
repairing) it up is definitely worth while.

However, if I am missing something, I would like to hear your thoughts on
the matter. I don't intend to get into a philosophic debate, so please be
clear and consice, with references wherever possible.

TIA,

Pop

Ted Zieglar wrote:
> It's legitimate insofar as it's not illegal. But it's not at all
> necessary. Windows XP does not require any kind of registry repair
> software. If you understand how your computer works and how to use it
> correctly, these programs have no value. And if you don't, these
> programs will quickly cause you no end of problems.
>
> "M C Muccigrosso" <reagan@nospam.com> wrote in message
> news:eISRYUb%23EHA.1544@TK2MSFTNGP11.phx.gbl...
>>
>> I'm considering instatlling Windows Registry Repair Pro.
>> I want to know is this is a legitimate porgram.
>> Thank you for your help,
>> meadow
>> I

--
---
I may or may not know what I'm saying, but if I
have nothing to say, that's what I say!
Anonymous
January 14, 2005 7:56:20 PM

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Pop wrote:
> Yabut, that's not my experience. I can't speak to the OP's query, but I'd like to knowfro you, the reasons you say XP doesn't require any kind of registry repair? Repairing the Registry in both Home and Pro can speed up a lot of things, especially when it becomes full of bad shortcuts, leftover program segments, unaware of files that have been legitimately moved, or deleted (not as in manually uninstall), and so on for a very long list of possibilities. The Registry can easily grow to many magnitudes its required size, without being "broken" aka non-functioning, and cleaning (aka repairing) it up is definitely worth while.
>
> However, if I am missing something, I would like to hear your thoughts on the matter. I don't intend to get into a philosophic debate, so please be clear and consice, with references wherever possible.
>
> TIA,
>
> Pop
>
> Ted Zieglar wrote:
>
>>It's legitimate insofar as it's not illegal. But it's not at all
>>necessary. Windows XP does not require any kind of registry repair
>>software. If you understand how your computer works and how to use it
>>correctly, these programs have no value. And if you don't, these
>>programs will quickly cause you no end of problems.
>>
>>"M C Muccigrosso" <reagan@nospam.com> wrote in message
>>news:eISRYUb%23EHA.1544@TK2MSFTNGP11.phx.gbl...
>>
>>>I'm considering instatlling Windows Registry Repair Pro.
>>>I want to know is this is a legitimate porgram.
>>>Thank you for your help,
>>>meadow
>>>I
>
>

To add a bit to Ted's response, part of the fallacy is that the entire
registry must be scanned every time a program or the OS needs something
from it, thus a "bloated" registry results in extended seek times. Not
at all true. The access is almost always direct, and very, very fast.
!