Many different programs have been written for Windows 10 and we will pay special attention to various "Windows optimizers", "registry and memory cleaners".
There are many such programs, but Microsoft does not recommend using them. I still don’t understand why Bill Gates’s company still hasn’t released a cleaning tool — everything has to be done manually.
Personally, I am opposed to various so-called "cleaners" for a simple reason:
- I can manually clean the cache / garbage after the programs myself.
- There is no point in cleaning the registry in Windows 10 for most users.
Let's start right away with the theory about cleaning the registry.
What is a registry?
It is such a large hierarchical database that stores various system data. As I already wrote somewhere: the registry can be compared to a filing cabinet in a regular library. As practice shows, in order to really clog the registry, you need to try very hard.
Install and remove 50-100 different programs every day, cause all sorts of errors, change drivers, connect new devices.
Hence the conclusion: it makes no sense for an ordinary PC user to climb into the registry, and also to clean it. All these stories about cleaning the registry go back to the days of Windows XP, when the registry really quickly clogged up, which led to a slowdown in the system as a whole.
Therefore, an ordinary user should not bother with cleaning, let alone install program data that can break or delete something on your system. And if your Windows 10 was installed more than a year ago, then you can reinstall it or return it to the "factory" settings:
This manipulation is much safer and more competent to refresh your computer and remove various rudiments.
As far as cleaning up garbage in Windows.
1. It is better to clear the browser cache manually in the settings. To do this, press Ctrl + H and select "Clear history".
2. Do not forget to periodically clean up the disk through the special "Disk Cleanup" utility. I wrote a separate article about this. here >>.
3. I manually check for rudiments after uninstalling programs. They can be in the "Documents" folders, as well as in the C: \ Users \USER\ AppData \ Roaming and C: \ Users \USER \ AppData \ Local. I already wrote about this in more detail. here >>
But again, if you rarely install / uninstall programs, then the amount of garbage that they leave is negligible and sometimes does not require any attention from the user.
It is also worth understanding that behind the programs that offer you free Windows optimization there may be malware that can harm the system.
Do you use different Windows cleaners? Write in the comments.
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