Tips to fix Windows® 7 registry issues
Explain about common problems that occur with registry in Windows 7? What are various remedies to registry problems?
Windows 7 is an Operating Systems produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers including home and business desktop, net book, laptop, tablet PC, and media center PC. Windows 7 is compatible with almost all applications and hardware devices. Windows 7 installation works on both FAT32 file system and NTFS file system. Windows 7 uses NT boot loader that can save application files on the computer’s C drive. The Windows 7 registry is one of the most important components of your computer system. Registry of Windows 7 contains individual program settings and other important configuration information.
The following points list the common problems that occur with registry in Windows 7 and ways to fix the problems:
- Malicious software
- Orphaned entries
- Fixing registry problems
Viruses and spyware programs harm registry files as they run on your computer system. Advanced virus programs are capable of creating copies of themselves and storing them in the registry to avoid detection and damage files in the process. Some other software programs changes registry entries to block antivirus programs and sometimes even blocks Internet access. These programs can damage personal information stored on your computer system by manipulating the registry files.
Changing, removing or moving files can cause problems in Windows registry. Sometimes a user may mistakenly edit or delete a critical registry file. Even simple changes to a computer’s hardware or software can alter the registry and cause problems. Updating software programs and directories also creates broken registry files, if the software programs are not coded properly. Orphaned entries show an array of symptoms. Some of them are just minor inconveniences but some others are dangerous to the computer system.
We can solve registry problems manually, but the safest and easiest way to fix registry problems would be to use a registry cleaner. To do this click on the registry option to bring up the registry cleaner and make sure all check boxes under ‘Registry Integrity’ tab are checked. Then click ‘Scan for Issues’ option to find registry errors on your computer. It will show you the list of errors that need to be fixed. Then you can click on the ‘Fix issues’ button to fix those errors.