Many thanks. I have that many cleaners installed on my computer that I have given them their own folder on my start menu. Sometimes though, I feel I am too paranoid. I do wonder if cleaning the computer too much might cause more problems than it solves.
your concern is valid...too much cleaning is more harmfull then helpfull
for instance, registry cleaners will usually recognize as invalid some entries that you will miss in the future, and you won't even recognize the problem when it arises
spybot can easily remove some very functiional history logs...history, address completion, stuff that I use every day
adaware will rmove some keys on programs and render them invalid, where you might have prefered to keep using the program...like dap, or eudora...though eudora is no longer a target, it will be again soon
i used ad aware and it didn't install right because of spyware preventing it. i deleted the spyware it found and i could no longer connect to the dail up service. i had to use the restore CD's. the spyware slowed my PC down bad.
Ep, glad to see you come back and tidy up...did want to ask a one day favor, I want to enhance my resume , was hoping you could make me administrator for a day, if so, take me right off since I won't be here to do anything, and don't know the slightest about the board, but it would be nice putting "served administrator osnn", if can do, THANKS