EasyCleaner v2.0.6.380

A Full Review of EasyCleaner, a Free Registry Cleaner

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EasyCleaner v2.0.
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EasyCleaner is a free program suite composed of a number of "mini programs."

Aside from a registry cleaner, EasyCleaner is also a duplicate file finder, a startup manager, an invalid shortcut remover, and more.

The registry cleaner portion of EasyCleaner couldn't be easier to use. It's also very fast and even backs up the registry automatically.

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Note: This review is of EasyCleaner version 2.0.6.380.

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

More About EasyCleaner

  • EasyCleaner should work just fine in Windows 8Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows ME, Windows 98, and Windows 95
  • You're able to delete one error at a time or remove them all at once
  • The program's BlackLst.ecb file is updated often to tell EasyCleaner what to skip in the registry - this is a great way to keep the software updated without having to manually download anything
  • An option in the settings lets you disable the delete confirmation prompt so you can remove registry errors even quicker
  • EasyCleaner automatically backs up the changes made to the registry to a REG file before fixing any issues; you can store up to 99 of these registry backups and restore them at any time
  • A report can be printed or saved to an HTML file, which contains the registry hive and registry key along with the modified date and string value of the errors
  • You can also use EasyCleaner as a program uninstaller, junk file cleaner, disk usage analyzer, IE temporary file remover, and more

EasyCleaner Pros & Cons

There's plenty to like about EasyCleaner:

Pros:

  • Easy to use
  • Backs up the registry automatically
  • Works quickly
  • Portable version is available
  • Includes several other useful tools

    Cons:

    • Scans are slower than with similar registry cleaners
    • Doesn't seem to work correctly in Windows 10

    My Thoughts on EasyCleaner

    I think EasyCleaner is a great program. The registry cleaner is separate from the rest of the tools so you won't get confused or overwhelmed by the other features, which is great. I also like that it cleans up the errors very quickly.

    I also like that EasyCleaner creates registry backups for you so you don't have to remember to do so. I'd think any registry cleaner would include a feature like this, but some actually don't.

    To restore the registry, use the Undo button on the main program screen. The REG files will display in EasyCleaner and you can easily restore individual registry items or restore a whole REG backup at once.

    One thing I don't like is that scanning for errors seems to take longer than with other registry cleaners I've used. However, deleting the errors is extremely quick, it's just scanning for errors that seems to take some time.

    Also, I tried EasyCleaner in Windows 10, and while it would find all the errors, it wouldn't let me remove them.

    All the other tools that come along with EasyCleaner's registry cleaner are also very useful. Overall, I think this is a really nice program

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