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Are Registry Cleaners Still Needed on Windows 10? Microsoft Says They're NotThey could impact OS reliability and performance, it adds
Registry cleaners and system optimization tools have been around for a while, and millions of users turned to them to boost the performance of their Windows computers.
But with the arrival of Windows 10, fewer users are actually interested in such apps, as it seems that Microsoft has more or less improved the operating system up to a level where third-party optimization solutions are no longer needed.
A long discussion on reddit questions the performance of CCleaner on Windows 10, as the app has been intensively criticized lately, with a Microsoft employee who posted in the thread explaining that bugs and compatibility issues were the ones responsible for the “new” bad reputation of this tool.