Fixing registry errors

How to fix registry errors?


Windows Registry is the hierarchical database. It stores configuration settings and options on Microsoft Windows Operating systems and settings for low level Operating system components. You could edit manually the content of the Windows Registry by using the 'regedit.exe' programs. If you delete any entry in the Windows Registry it would seriously harm your system. Because, without a registry entry your system cannot run. Many problems might arise in relation with registry of your system. Corrupted registry entry would cause problems during the start up or shut down process. Freezing is another problem that would result in problems with registry. Sometimes your system would fail to boot up.


Some of the common registry errors that could come in your system and tips to resolve that error are:




  • Slow registry access



  • Obsolete entries



  • Invalid file extension



Slow registry access



Slow registry access would result in slow system start up and would also cause freezing problems during processing. In order to solve this problem you need to run registry clean up programs. You could fix the registry problem manually; but if you accidentally delete a vital entry, then your system might encounter a lot of serious problems. The better solution is to use a free Auslogics Registry Cleaner. It is able to detect and remove the problem efficiently.



Obsolete entries



Even after uninstalling some programs, they are not uninstalled completely and might leave invalid registry keys. Because of these invalid entries the system needs more time to access the registry and find the entries it needs. It cause drastic computer slow downs. In order to delete those entries you need to run Registry Cleaner. Also Auslogics Registry Cleaners might be helpful in repairing your registry errors.



Invalid file extension


This error occurs when Windows cannot associate a file extension with a file type. The ProgID of a program included in the file association is used to handle files of that type. Invalid file extension problem arises when a file type is associated with an invalid ProgID. Then you will be unable to handle files of that type. In order to find the invalid extension and delete it, you need to apply Registry Fix.




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