jv16 PowerTools registry repair software for Windows XP is available for download at the Macecraft.com website. The free trial is a fully functional version which lasts for 30 days. The settings in jv16 PowerTools' registry cleaner allow you to emphasize safety over scan speed and the number of errors found, or emphasize the number of errors found and the speed over safety and accuracy. It also provides details on the registry errors such as the error description, the current registry key, the current registry entry, the current registry value and the current file reference. When the scan of the Windows XP registry is complete, it displays a pie chart showing the types of registry errors it found. The severity of the errors is also listed. You can select one, several, or all of the registry entries to fix or delete. jv16 PowerTools' registry cleaner makes a backup of each separate fix or delete operation. If the registry repair causes problems, you can restore these backups one at a time until the problem is fixed.
Used properly, these registry cleaners can help you to speed up your computer. Always remember, though, that no registry cleaner is perfect. The best registry cleaner is one that leaves you in complete control and helps you to understand how to edit the registry. For more information about the Windows registry, visit the Microsoft website.
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