What Are The Causes That Lead To Registry Problems In A Computer?

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Most of us install a number of applications and software programs in our computer systems. However, if uninstalled, you may still find them in the registry of the computer. Thus, some of the applications or software keep accessing your operating system if they still exist in the registry system. This sometimes can become really annoying. So, before figuring out the problems let’s take a look at the registry system and how it works.

  • Windows Registry

The Windows registry contains all the information, settings and options of the entire computer system. It also holds vital values for programs and hardware installed on Microsoft Windows. Whenever a program is installed, a new subkey is also installed that contains information like the location of the program, it’s version, and how to start it. All these important components can be found in the Windows registry.

At first, when the Windows was released, it heavily relied on .ini files to store the operating system and the program’s configurations and settings. These .ini files are still in use but most of the Windows programs rely on settings made to the registry after a software or application is installed.

  • The Major Causes That Lead To Registry Problem :

Improper shutdown: The registry becomes prone to damage when you plug off your computer directly from the power socket. Your computer system has a process when it comes to proper shut down. It may also happen if the power supply fluctuates. The SMPS situated in the cabinet fails to supply proper voltage to other parts of the computer, resulting in complete deletion of the registry. The best way to avoid such situation is to hire a team that offers professional computer installation.

  • Not Cleaning Up The Registry :

Most people don’t even know what is a registry or how to use it. Therefore, they leave the registry as it is without cleaning it for a long time. You can access the registry through typing “regedit” in the “Run” menu. There you can see a number of folders which are not required for the system. However, be aware not to delete files which you don’t know. This may lead to deletion of the operating system or you may have to format again. Registry cleanup is a complicated process and thus, people should a hire a professional to deal with the issue.

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