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  1. trickson

    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    Well I made a huge change in things . My OS is now 64 bit win7 and well I just do not know what to use to keep it clean . I used wash and go and widows washer in the past for vista 32 bit along with registry mechanic . ( Just got version 9 at the store for win7 64 bit , works great too . )

    What do you use to clean , maintain and speed up your win7 64 bit OS ?
     
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    erocker Super Moderator Staff Member

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    What do you mean clean? Like when reinstalling drivers? Why would you need these registry cleaners on a new O/S? I use Black Vipers tweak guides. :toast:

    *Malwarebytes I use, for reinstalling video drivers I do things manually (see guide I made), Avast 5.0 is great, and I use Defrag that comes with 7. It works.
     
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    CCleaner> to tidy up and registry cleaning
    malwarebytes> for addware and maleware removal
    Smart Defrag> to defrag harddrive
    Avast home edition> Antivirus
    All free.:toast:
     
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    Well like clean . Windows holds lost of stuff , Old files , duplicate files , deleted files and saves this crap , slowing windows down , you know ?
     
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    Yeah, I expaned my post. For stuff like that I actively get rid of it manually. I guess I just don't let it get to the point where I need programs like that. I just don't trust "Driver Cleaners".
     
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    Well thing is most of you Know how I do not , this is why I seek software to help me . Drivers are not what I ever need to clean but things like music and old games or things I install then uninstall , well doing this leaves registry files and old file folders on and this is the stuff I want cleaned .

    CCleaner works great .
     
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    Advanced SystemCare Free has a tool that will hunt down duplicate files its found under the utilities section of the application..Other useful tools in utilities too!
    LINK>> http://www.iobit.com/advancedwindowscareper.html

    Also FREE
    :toast:
     
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    I should give CCleaner a try. I have a pre-tweaked copy of 7 that I use on a flash drive and just reinstall whenever things get bloated. Reinstalling 7 and getting my backups in order takes no more than oh.. 40 minutes or so. Might as well try CCleaner next time just to try it out. :toast:
     
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    WOW I put malwarebytes in an it found one ! Thank you !!! :respect: Fast and free !! :respect:
     
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    Registry and tempfolder cleaning:

    CCleaner version 2
    Tuneup Utilities version 2010
    (sometimes one will pick-up data that the other did not)

    System/Windows management:


    Tuneup Utilities version 2010

    Startup process and run commands:


    Hijack This version 2.xxx
    Tuneup Utilities version 2010

    System Boot

    EasyBCD version 1.7

    Driver Signing

    Driver Signature Enforcement Override(DSEO for short) version 1.3b

    Defragmentation:

    Ultimate Defrag (I recommend using an old version, such as 1.5, as it's more stable, however UD3 is out soon, and it's going to be awesome)
    Defrag Express version 1.6
    (Once you've used Ultimate to do strict file/folder placement of your data, you can use Express to keep things 'topped up' so to speak)


    Partition management:


    Partition Wizard version 4.xxx


    System Restore/Imaging:


    Acronis version 2010

    GPU/graphics tools:

    Nhancer(Nvidia) version 2.xxx
    Ati Tray Tools(ATI) version 1.6xx

    Spyware/Malware defence:

    Spyware Blaster version 2.xxx
    Custom hosts file(you can find tons on the web, just make sure to turn off your DNS cache service, or you may have serious web browsing issues).
     
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    YEAH keep them coming in people . so far this Tuneup Utilities version 2010 is the real DEAL ! liked it loved it bought it ! :rockout: Thank you newconroer for the tip .
     
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