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How Often Should You Clean Your Registry?

How Often Should You Clean Your Registry?

Windows registry keeps growing while you are using your computer. Its size will never shrink by itself. As the time goes, you will find your computer running more and more slowly. Clustered Windows registry is one of the most important factors that drag down your system speed. Therefore, regularly cleaning your registry is a great way to maintain your computer.

However, it does not mean that you need to do a registry cleanup everyday. You may not see the expected effects if cleaning up registry too frequently. Now you may ask how often are we supposed to perform a registry scan. Here are some tips for you.

- Normally scanning and cleaning your registry every two weeks or per month is good enough to keep your computer well maintained. WinASO Registry Optimizer provides a scheduled scan function so that you can setup the time and interval for a registry scan.

- If you notice that the speed of your computer has significantly decreased, you can run a registry cleanup.

- If your computer freezes often, you can run a registry cleanup.

- If you receive system errors, you can run a registry cleanup.

- If you frequently install/uninstall programs on your computer, you should cleanup your registry more often than usual.
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