Auslogics Registry Cleaner v6.1.4.0

A Full Review of Auslogics Registry Cleaner, a Free Registry Cleaner

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Auslogics Registry Cleaner is a free registry cleaner for Windows that includes automatic registry backups and a 1-click cleaning button.

The program is easy to use, has very little settings, and includes a nicely formatted report of what Auslogics Registry Cleaner fixed.

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Note: This review is of Auslogics Registry Cleaner version 6.1.4.0, released on June 20, 2017.

Please let me know if there's a newer version I need to review.

More About Auslogics Registry Cleaner

  • Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 10Windows 8 and Windows 7 are supported, as well as 32-bit versions of Windows Vista and Windows XP
  • Registry error search criteria include quick launch and desktop shortcuts, help files and file extensions, application events and startup programs, and the internet and font problems, among others
  • A registry scan can be paused and resumed at any time
  • Any errors Auslogics Registry Cleaner finds will display in a group with other errors, such as Recent Documents, File Associations, History Lists, or Missing Software issues
  • Locations of registry errors can be easily opened in Registry Editor by right-clicking it in the scan results area
  • The level of severity is shown for each registry error: low, normal, or high
  • You can set up a registry backup to occur each time you fix errors
  • The Rescue Center holds all the registry backups and system restore points to make it easy to undo changes if problems occur from cleaning up the registry
  • Registry errors can be ignored and managed from the Ignore List if you don't want Auslogics Registry Cleaner to mark a certain error as a problem
  • After cleaning the registry, a detailed report can be viewed that shows how many registry keys were processed, the number of problems that were fixed, and how long the scan took to complete; also shown is each registry problem's description, the registry item corrected, and the file or folder the problem referred to

    Auslogics Registry Cleaner Pros & Cons

    There's plenty to like about this registry cleaner:

    Pros:

    • Very easy to use
    • Quick installation
    • Can clean the registry with one click
    • Able to backup the registry automatically
    • Clear, simple, and clean interface

    Cons:

    • Additional programs try to install during setup
    • Another tool is included but it's not free to use

    My Thoughts on Auslogics Registry Cleaner

    First and foremost, I like that a "Scan and Repair" button is included because it allows for a 1-click clean of the registry, which some registry cleaning programs don't include. This button is revealed only if you click the arrow next to the Scan Now button.

    I also appreciate the automatic registry backups because a vast majority of people would surely forget to make a backup if it weren't built into the program.

    Part of another tool is included in Auslogics Registry Cleaner that scans for junk files, file fragments, and privacy threats, but you must purchase another program (Auslogics BoostSpeed) to fix those errors. This, unfortunately, makes it seem as if the registry cleaner costs, when in fact, it doesn't.

    Note: Before starting the install of this registry cleaner, setup will try to get you to install another program from Auslogics, but you can simply uncheck that option to stop it from installing.

    It's possible an additional program may also try to install once the registry cleaner has been installed, but you can easily decline this one as well if you don't want it.

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