The registry system of your operating system is a very sensible component of your computer. Moreover, it is a very important component at the same time. Here is the place where all the data about your computer activity is stored. So, a registry system contains application settings, configuration of the hardware, the user’s profile settings, and so on. For example, if you uninstall or remove a software, some files still remain in the registry. In time, all these junk files overload the registry system and affect the performance of the computer. A fragmented registry system can damage the operating system installed on a computer system seriously.
Here is a description of the signs of a corrupt Windows XP registry and the methods to fix it.
The registry of every operating system is a very sensible part that is why it can be easily corrupted. There are many factors that can lead to a corrupted registry. One of the factors is the outdated drivers and the spyware and viruses infections. If a spyware program, or a virus has managed to get into your computer registry the disaster is imminent. Damaged and changed hardware have the same consequences upon your computer registry. You can corrupt the registry when you delete some of the start up applications.
When your computer registry system becomes corrupt, your operating system might crash, or freeze without any known reason. Another sign is that some applications refuse to start up and all kinds of error messages pop-up on the screen. When your registry is corrupted, you encounter boot up difficulties and the speed of the computer is slowed down.
You can repair the corrupt registry system using two methods: Manual or Automatic.
If you want to fix the registry manually you have to back up the registry first and then start the repair process. It is important to take backup of the registry because if something is not working properly, you must restore it to its previous version. After the backup is ready, go to ‘Start’ menu, select ‘Run’ and type ‘regedit’ and enter registry. Now you are able to edit, remove or add corrupted keys. Be sure that you do not remove or edit wrong keys because you can crash the entire operating system and the only solution will be to reinstall the operating system. To fix the registry system manually is very difficult and the method is not recommended for average users.
This method is very easy and everyone can fix his registry system pretty easy. It saves a lot of time and it is able to fix the corrupted registry system in only few minutes. An advanced reg cleaner as RegCure is designed to scan, backup and repair all the corrupted files.
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