Regcure? [urgent]

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  1. gamemaster1996

    gamemaster1996 L13: Stunning Member

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    Hello peeps :)

    Well recently i noticed i've been having alot of dll errors on vista and occasionally it runs slow so i found a program called RegCure and it promised to fix this.

    I have scanned it twice and nothings occuring.
    So is regcure safe?
     
  2. Engineer

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    if you have curvehands.dll nothing is safe. Some of these apps may do more bad to your PC. It would be a lot easier to reinstall your PC. ;)
     
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  3. gamemaster1996

    gamemaster1996 L13: Stunning Member

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    No it just is generally vista which has these dll problems due to the fact it doesn't have dll's from xp 2000 etc
    I've decided just to resort to downloading dll's myself so ty.

    Atlhough can someone still check this one out.
     
  4. Dr. ROCKZO

    Dr. ROCKZO L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    I would try the slightly safer Tuneup Utilities first. It's a quick way to fix lots of little errors and has a free 30 day trial to allow you to make quick use of it. But always be careful when messing with the System Registry part, don't do stupid things, even if it says it knows better..
     
  5. Terr

    aa Terr Cranky Coder

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    Whats this I don't even... Regarding DLLs, I would never trust any third-party site claiming to provide an important DLL. If it's not from the hardware-manufacturer's site or the company that made the software, don't do it. It's a piece of cake for someone to trojan/virus it up, same as any .exe file.

    If you want to find out why your computer is slow, diagnose what's slow first, using the built in tools or downloading something legit like the indispensable System Internals suite. Magic "fix everything" software is usually too good to be true.

    Ex: http://www.tech-recipes.com/rx/2200/vista_feature_performance_monitor/
     
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  6. Engineer

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    I myself us this. CCleaner.
    Its a great app and solves all errors on your PC.
     
  7. drp

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    +1 for this app. its great.

    that with combofix will clean almost everything.
     
  8. Locutus

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  9. Psy

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    Your PC sounds pretty fucked to me. I would recommend a reformat instead of piddling around in an attempt to fix it.
     
  10. Lancey

    aa Lancey Currently On: ?????

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    Have you tried reinstalling the latest service pack?
     
  11. Terr

    aa Terr Cranky Coder

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    Uhm... Is there some other thread I need to be aware of? What precise terrifying symptoms did he say he PC had?
     
  12. Locutus

    Locutus L2: Junior Member

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    Psy is just being useless. His post is just about as useful as "Have you tried switching it off and back on again?"

    Reformatting is a last-ditch effort. Shit, theres so many things you can do besides it, like restoring to a previous backup.
     
  13. Psy

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    That's what I would do anyway. I can't be bothered to deal with what is usually such an obscure problem that searching for a cure will take a lot longer then simply reformatting.

    I'm assuming that there is something seriously up with his Window's DLLs if he keeps getting errors. Then again, his description was so vague. Meh.
     
  14. Terr

    aa Terr Cranky Coder

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    Easy to say when it's not your data!

    I'm probably not a good representative example of a Windows user by any means, but I have never had to reformat to fix things. Part of it is knowing the tools: Autoruns for seeing "suspicious" startup entries, a boot disk for when Safe Mode doesn't cut it, and [ame=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/System_File_Checker]SFC[/ame] with the original XP disk sitting around somewhere will be just fine 80% of the time.
     
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  15. gamemaster1996

    gamemaster1996 L13: Stunning Member

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    I think it's fixed now btw guys and it's probably just vista as vista always seems to have dll related errors due to missing files.