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Everytime I do a quick and advanced scan with auslogics boostspeed, registery key called

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Currentversion\Uninstall\Google Chrome

Pops up in every scan result and I fix it every time and it doesn't fix it at all. Should it be added to the ignore list or is there a way around it to fix it? It says that it is an empty unused registry key.
 

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Read this sticky before using any software to clean the registry. Registry cleaners do not speed up a computer and often cause lots of problems. Registry cleaners are the snake oil of the PC industry. You may use them for your entertainment, but it will not be very entertaining when your computer refuses to boot up one fine day because of some change a registry cleaner did to the registry.
 

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More on Registry cleaners below from another well reputed help site.

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Advice and Info re Registry 'cleaners'- excerpts from TSG, 10-07

The main reason they (are apt to cause problems) is because the cleaners do NOT just clean up stuff left over from uninstalls. They also "guess" that other items need to be deleted, many times incorrectly. They also attempt to "fix" references to files that no longer exist.

As a result, you can end up with programs that no longer work, functions that no longer work and in some cases a PC that will no longer boot.

There is no performance gains to be had by running these things. Windows does not read the entire registry when it is looking for something. It uses the keys which allow them to go straight to the item that they are looking for.

References:
http://www.edbott.com/weblog/?p=643
http://www.computerhope.com/registry.htm


If you really want to see how active the registry is in your normal running environment, download and run Regmon.

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sys...on/Regmon.mspx

As you will see, the registry is constantly being accessed. If, for each of these, the entire file was being searched, your PC would be amazingly slow and not responsive.
 
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