looking for good program (system-medic type)

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  1. azotyp
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    azotyp GBAtemp Maniac

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    I'm looking for good program to clean up my system, (trashes after deleted drivers etc. ) Anybody know some good one ?
    If so could you be so kind and write a name here. [​IMG]
     
  2. FAST6191

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    There are three schools of thought here:
    apps:
    Somewhat limited as systems are different and they are normally a bit like virus checkers in that they check against a database. I would not trust any heuristics here as a false positive on a virus is able to be dealt with but a messed up service/registry entry is a bit more complex. Alas I do not use them so no links from me.

    DIY (including guides)
    Here you find the services, drivers, registry additions, files and whatnot and erase them. Hard to do and in my opinion at best a stopgap measure
    http://www.tweakguides.com/ is a nice start.

    reinstall
    Easiest (take a look at the many windows tweaking threads around here), my favourite is to create a custom disc with nlite ( http://www.nliteos.com/ ) and then maybe image the drive once all is said and done.
     
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    CCleaner is great [​IMG] I also use WinXP manager
     
  5. Mortenga

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    Outlook express.
    Does the job. Every time.