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Auslogics Registry Defrag v6.3.0.5 Updated

Checker on 15 Mar 2014

Auslogics Registry Defrag defragments and compacts the Windows Registry in less than a minute. It scans through the registry to remove slack spaces, reducing the registry size and ultimately the amount of RAM the registry takes up, improving drive performance.

Note: Speed benefits on a SSD-based (flash media) installation will be minimal.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Windows registry.
Stealth: ? No
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. The application files are located in the {app} subfolder
  3. Rename regdefrag,1.exe to regdefrag.exe and launch
What's new?
  • Added free space availability check before creating Rescue Center backups. If there is not enough free space on a disk, user has the option to abort the operation or proceed without creating a backup.
  • Fixed memory leaks, optimized code and algorithms, which improved the speed of practically every tool in the program.
  • All modules that work with hard drives were optimized to correctly process large data volumes, namely the Rescue Center will now correctly create and restore backups larger than 2 GB.
  • Made numerous corrections to language files.
  • Made numerous changes to modules; interface to make them more convenient and easier to work with.
  • Improved reports and operation results display in response to user feedback. Now this information is easier to understand.
  • Added partial Windows 8 compatibility. Full compatibility will be implemented in BoostSpeed version 5.4
  • Corrected all known bugs.
  • Corrected installer errors, optimized program installation and uninstallation.
Latest comments
bassiliin on 2010-10-18 13:52

@Harry: this program here is registry defrag not disk defrag

Pax on 2010-12-25 18:36

My only experience with a registry defragger left my system unable to boot (used backup registry to fix). I'm not writing this to take a cheap shot at the makers of this app but I think a better explanation is needed on their web pages. Most of the 'bullet-point' features sound like hype (reduce size, windows=faster, performance=faster).

Not sure what "remove slack spaces" and "Eliminates structural defects in the Registry" mean... Registry cleaners, disk defraggers, contiguous blocks of data, etc ... I understand. Registry compactors that fix structural defects... I don't understand.

lautrepay on 2012-07-18 02:48

The program is freeware again, but still not portable and won't run from external or network drives.

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Windows Registry Recovery v1.5.2.0

Andrew Lee on 12 Feb 2013
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Suggested by AlephX

Windows Registry Recovery allows to directly read files containing Windows registry hives and extract many useful information about the configuration and windows installation settings of the host machine.

Category:
System Requirements: Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: None. There are no user-changeable settings, but it does write some control/window related settings to the registry, so it is best avoided by "stealth" purists.
Stealth: ? No. HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\MiTeC\Wrr
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch the program by double-clicking on WRR.exe.
Latest comments
Libor Šimánek on 2009-12-01 21:29

You do nothing wrong. It's a peace of SHIT !!! Waste of time !!! At least a single line of help how to use it would be decency!

Raj Sharma on 2009-12-26 02:11

I find it a good Program. Only one of its kind. You should know where your registry hives are.

joeyjuviyani on 2010-02-02 00:17

Get the awesome guide on "Monitor, clean and optimize the Windows registry" at:
http://forums.techarena.in/guides-tutorials/1298105.htm

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What Changed v1.07

Andrew Lee on 12 Feb 2013

WhatChanged is a simple utility that searches for modified files and registry entries before and after a computer event.

  1. Take a snapshot
  2. Install/uninstall program, execute script, etc.
  3. Compare what changed since step 1.
The program can optionally scan whole drives or just sections of the registry.

Category:
System Requirements: Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP
Writes settings to: None
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download whatchanged.exe to a folder of your choice and launch.
What's new?


V1.07 includes performance enhancements. It also has some minor changes to the interface, including a new progress bar (only used during step #2 - compare snapshot).



* Version 1.06, typical system scan: 04:15

* Version 1.07, typical system scan: 03:35 (15% speed improvement)
Latest comments
billybob on 2010-07-12 09:24

To previous commenters: if you take a snapshot of the entire PC (every file, all registry keys, etc), and then, many days later, you want a report of everything that changed, then naturally temporary files must be created to persistently track the changes from the original snapshot. This app is not meant to be "ultra-small-USB-stick" portable. Not sure what kind of alternative would be possible. Also, if you want to see all changes, and there were 90,000+ new reg keys, it's not the fault of WhatChanged that there is so much output (Richard is right about this). You can choose to view the output in whatever program you want (and Firefox is not a giant text database viewer).

Ant Bil on 2010-07-13 06:21

Link doesn't work. Do you have alternatives links???

I am Baas on 2010-12-31 01:41

@Earl
You are either stupid or a spammer (probably both).

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CleanAfterMe v1.37 Updated

Checker on 21 Mar 2014

CleanAfterMe allows you to easily clean files and registry entries automatically created by Windows during regular computer activity. You can clean the cookies/history/cache/passwords of Internet Explorer, the 'Recent' folder, the last opened files, temporary Windows folders, the event logs, the Recycle Bin etc.

The program includes an optional basic wipe of deleted files for extra security.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch CleanAfterMe.exe.
What's new?
  • Removed the option to delete .eml cache files of Windows Live Mail. This option was good for HotMail and IMAP accounts, but for POP3 accounts, it might delete real email messages.
Latest comments
NirSoft fan on 2008-12-14 05:25

From the app's version history:
Version 1.21 - Fixed bug: In some computers, when cleaning USB devices, the USB mouse/keyboard devices were also removed, and the user had to unplug and plug them again.

Indie on 2008-12-14 06:38

Thanks all.

After starting the system later during the day, it got logged in without asking for any password. Does it mean that the prog has got a copy of the pwd when enables an automatic log in considering the fact that some startup entries were removed and a new desktop startup entry was added (as per Spybot)?

webfork on 2010-10-05 18:31

I ran 3 other major cleaner programs here on the site (Bleechbit, CCleaner, and PureRA) and this program still found more to delete. If you're using an public computer, this seems to be THE program to run before you leave.

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RegistryViewer v1.3

webfork on 7 Dec 2013
  • 893KB (uncompressed)
  • Suggested by Ennovy

RegistryViewer can open raw registry files for Win2k, XP, 2003, and Vista. The file structure is shown similar to the Windows' own Registry editor and folders, keys, and values can be searched with values can displayed in hexadecimal form. The registry files can be opened with drag-and-drop and all registry files including SYSTEM, SOFTWARE, SAM, NTUSER.DAT, SECURITY, USERDIFF and DEFAULT are supported.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the RAR package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch RegView.exe.
What's new?
  • The selected key and its subkeys could be exported to a registry file (.reg), which is compatible with the Windows Registry Editor.
Latest comments
Jo on 2010-01-19 19:07

I haven't tried this yet but it looks to be essential for those times when you have to remove spyware and viruses from people's computers.

A lot of those pests look for regedit.exe being loaded into memory and promptly close it, making it very tricky to remove them. It's unlikely they'd look for this program.

Lyndon on 2010-01-20 22:31

Awesome program. I just wish it was able to write as well as read values.

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