Registry Clean Pro

A utility to fix errors and optimize the performance of the Windows registry.

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HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

These two registry keys contain references to the executable files that are run automatically when your computer starts up.

If you move or delete such a file, the registry entry referring to this file becomes invalid since it no longer refers to an existing file. This might also happen when you uninstall an application incorrectly. In this case, the files belonging to the application are deleted, however the entries pointing to the deleted files still remain in the registry. This can cause delays and errors when you restart your computer.

Registry Clean Pro checks every entry in the Startup section, and if a file referenced by an entry cannot be found, Registry Clean Pro removes this entry from the registry.

If a registry reference to an executable file is specified as a short filename without the full path, Registry Clean Pro tries to find the file in all the folders on your hard drives. If the file in question is not found, the registry entry referring to this file is considered invalid and is removed from the registry. If one or more files with that name are found, Registry Clean Pro does not remove the reference from the registry. If a reference points to a file located on a network drive, Registry Clean Pro does not remove this reference.

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