I’ve been frustrated with Registry Mechanic recently because the program keeps finding 145 errors in my registry, but after I “repair” them it finds the same 145 errors when I run another scan.
Five of the registry errors are always ignored for some reason. I found the folder where the other 140 errors are stored (McAfee Site Advisor temp files) but I can’t manually delete them. So I keep getting the same registry scan results time after time.
I haven’t renewed my subscription to Registry Mechanic because I’m frustrated at this series of events.
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08-09-2010, 09:15 PM #1Junior Member
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- Aug 2010
same registry problems not repaired
08-09-2010, 09:22 PM #2
If you have file or reg entries that neither you nor RM can delete, they have had their permissions altered to prevent deletion.
Try getting into safe mode as admin and try deleting the files.
With Reg entries, you have to right click on the key and click permissions and click Allow Full Control, then delete the key.
08-09-2010, 11:17 PM #3Junior Member
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- Aug 2010
Since it's blocking me from doing so, will deleting these files cause a problem?
08-09-2010, 11:55 PM #4
Upgrade to the latest version of Registry Mechanic.
Then complete the following steps to further investigate these errors.
Restart in Safe Mode:
1. Click on the Start button menu on your Task Bar
2. Select Shut Down from the menu (''Turn off Computer'' in XP). The 'Shut Down Windows' dialog box will appear.
3. Select Shut down (or, ''Turn Off'' in XP) and click the Yes (or OK) button
4. When the computer starts back up, begin immediately by pressing the F8 key repeatedly until the Windows Startup menu appears with various options
5. By using the up and down arrow keys on the keyboard, select 'Safe Mode' and not any other modes.
6. Login to your account (if asked)
7. Wait and eventually Windows will start in Safe Mode
Perform 2 Registry Mechanic Scans:
1. Perform a scan using Registry Mechanic, repairing any errors detected.
2. Complete a second scan, this time without repair.
3. Restart your computer.
4. Open My Computer, and navigate to the following location:
C:\Program Files\Registry Mechanic\Log\
5. Locate the file named "Scan.log", attach this file with your next replyThanks,
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