Comparison of 176 Registry Cleaner Products: Featured Products

These tests were performed in October 2010

Registry Cleaner Featured Products

The following products were downloaded and tested. Basically, there was no criteria for selecting these products: instead, we attempted to download and test all the possible registry cleaner products we found from the Internet.

Product Version Setup Size Installation Size Price Product Cleaner Type Digitally Signed Comments
1-ACT Registry Cleaner 2006 Unknown 893 KB 1.87 MB $29 Registry cleaner with additional features No
1 Click Fixer Plus 4.1 2.5 MB 2.8 MB $29.95 Standalone registry cleaner Yes
1-Click PC Fix 4.1 3.6 MB 18.9 MB $34.95 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
360 Amigo System Speedup 1.2.0.3913 2.7 MB 7.82 MB $19.99 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Abexo Registry Cleaner 5.3.1.0 710 KB 956 KB $29.95 Standalone registry cleaner No
Abyssal Registry Cleaner 1.3 772 KB 1.98 MB Free Standalone registry cleaner No
Ace Utilities 5.2.3.472 5.7 MB 21.5 MB $29.95 System utility suite Yes
ACleaner 3.5 1.2 MB 2.33 MB Free Registry cleaner with additional features No
Advanced PC Optimizer 3.0 4.2 MB 17.8 MB $19.95 System utility suite No
Advanced Registry Optimizer 1.3.5 1.4 3.45 MB $29.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
Advanced System Care 3.7.0 7.1 MB 24.3 MB Free/$19.95 System utility suite Yes Free version tested
Advanced System Optimizer 3.1.648.8480 880 KB 56.9 MB $29.95 System utility suite Yes
Advanced Vista Optimizer 2009 3.5.3853.3682 5.9 MB 28 MB $34.95 System utility suite Yes
All in One Cleaner 2.0 1.8 MB 5.54 MB $29.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
AML Free Registry Cleaner 4.21 2.7 MB 4.99 MB Free Registry cleaner with additional features No
AMUST Registry Cleaner 4.0.0.94 2.0 MB 3.24 MB $29.95 Standalone registry cleaner Yes
Argente Registry Cleaner 2.0.0.1 2.7 MB 2.7 MB Free Unknown* No Does not come with an installer
Ashampoo winoptimizer 7.15 20.1 MB 50.3 MB $49.95 System utility suite Yes
Auslogics Registry Cleaner 2.0.4.45 4.4 MB 8.33 MB Free Standalone registry cleaner Yes
AVS Registry Cleaner Unknown* 14.6 MB Unknown* 39 € per year, also includes access to other software Unknown* Yes
Bug Doctor 7.0.1479.0 2.5 MB 3.78 MB $39.95 System utility suite No
CCleaner 2.35.1223 3.3 MB 2.87 MB Free System utility suite Yes
Chily Registry Cleaner 7.12.01 1.6 MB 7.99 MB $29.95 Standalone registry cleaner No
CleanMyPC Registry Cleaner 4.31 3.3 MB 7.5 MB $29.95 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
COMODO System Cleaner 2.2.335611.5 10 MB 30.9 MB Free System utility suite Yes
Complete Cleanup 5.17 743 KB 1.96 MB $29.95 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
CyberDefender Registry Cleaner 1.2.1821.1910 2.9 MB 12.7 MB $29.95/$39.95 Standalone registry cleaner Yes
Dedaulus System Cleaner 1.6.25 617 KB 561 KB Free System utility suite No Installs by default to C:\Windows\System32 See screenshot.
Desktop Maestro 3.1.0.232 10.5 MB 18.9 MB No longer for sale Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Detnox Registry Cleaner 1.0.0.1 1.2 9.2 MB Unknown Registry cleaner with additional features Yes Seems to be a rebranded version of a product called Registry Fix
Digeus Registry Cleaner 5.5.0.0 1.5 MB 449 KB $17.99 Standalone registry cleaner No
EasyCleaner 2.0.6.380 2.8 MB 3.37 MB Free System utility suite No
EnhanceMyVista Pro (censored) (censored) (censored) (censored) (censored) (censored) (censored)
Eusing Free Registry Cleaner 2.6.3 941 KB 1.9 MB Free Standalone registry cleaner No
Ez Registry Cleaner 3.1.2 1.8 MB 4.72 MB $29.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
Fixio PC Cleaner 2010 1.1.24 7.8 MB 10.2 MB 29.95 € Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Fix-it utilities 10 Pro 10.3.3.4 103.4 MB 135 MB $39.99 System utility suite Yes
Free Professional Registry Doctor 6.2.6.4 2.4 MB 9.62 MB $29.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
Free Registry Fix 5.0 5.0 2.4 MB 3.6 MB Free Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Free Window Registry Repair 2.0 779 KB 1.77 MB Free Standalone registry cleaner No
Frontline RegCleaner 1.0.0.0 1.6 MB 17.3 MB $34.95 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Glarysoft Registry Repair 3.3.0.852 3.7 MB 7.39 MB Free Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Handy Registry Cleaner Unknown 2.6 MB 3.81 MB Unknown Browser toolbar No
ID Registry Cleaner 3.5.0.0 1.3 MB 1.67 MB $47.00 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Innovative System Optimizer 4.0 7.3 MB 9.42 MB $24 System utility suite Yes
jv16 PowerTools 2009 1.9.1.606 4.7 MB 6.8 MB $29.95 System utility suite No
jv16 PowerTools 2010 2.0.0.974 9.2 12 MB $29.95 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Lavasoft Registry Tuner 1.0 3.1 MB 12.4 MB 27.95 € for one year Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Little Registry Cleaner 1.4.2 4.4 MB 3.68 MB Free Standalone registry cleaner No
LogiGuard Master Mechanic II 2.0.0 11.9 MB 11.9 MB $19.95 System utility suite No
Mars WinCleaner 1.8 749 KB 688 KB $12 System utility suite No
Max PC Booster Unknown* 3.1 MB Unknown* $39.99 Unknown* Unknown*
Max PC 3.0.774.5502 6.7 MB 33.3 MB $9.95 System utility suite Yes
Max Registry Cleaner 6.0.0.045 3.0 MB 18.8 MB $29.95 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
MCS Registry Cleaner 2008 2.10 2.5 MB 2.52 MB $12 Standalone registry cleaner No
Migo Registry Repair 4.0.0.30C 4.0 MB 13.0 MB $19.95 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
MindSoft Registry Cleaner 2.0.0.2006 7.0 MB 3.64 MB $12.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
Mr Fix Registry Cleaner 1.0.0.0 1.1 MB 1.72 MB Free System utility suite No
MV RegClean 5 5.0 1.4 MB 1.91 MB Free Standalone registry cleaner No
My Bug Free PC 2.1 2.7 MB 5.64 MB $24.95 System utility suite No
nCleaner 2.3.4.0 872 KB 872 KB Free System utility suite No
NetGate Registry Cleaner 1.0.805.0 7.8 MB 15.3 MB $16.95 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Norton Utilities 14.5.0.116 21.7 98.2 MB $49.99 System utility suite Yes
OK Registry Cleaner 3.0 1.1 MB 4.27 MB $29.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
PAL Registry Cleaner Optimizer 1.00 4.7 MB 164 KB $29.95 Standalone registry cleaner No
ParetoLogic PC Health Advisor 2.0 4.8 MB 10.6 MB 29.97 € System utility suite Yes
PC Bug Cleaner 1.0.0.1 481 KB 1.62 MB $29.90 Standalone registry cleaner No
PC Error Cleaner 2.1 423 KB 2.47 MB $29.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
PC Pitstop Optimize 3.0 479 KB 1.26 MB $29.99 for one year System utility suite Yes
PC-Kitchen Registry Cleaner 3.1.0.5 573 KB 4.78 MB $44.90 Standalone registry cleaner No
PC Doc Pro 5.0.0.60 4.2 MB 6.09 MB $29.95 System utility suite Yes
PC Registry Cleaner 2.0.0.6 573 KB 1.47 MB $29.95 per year Standalone registry cleaner Yes
PCSleek Free Error Cleaner 3.46 938 KB 2.16 MB Free Standalone registry cleaner No
PerfectOptimizer 5.2.6.300 5.9 MB 16.3 MB $39.89 System utility suite Yes
PerfectSpeed PC Optimizer 2.0 34.1 MB 74.2 MB $39.99 System utility suite Yes
Pimasoft Registry Cleaner 6.0 669 KB 4.61 MB $29.95 Standalone registry cleaner No
Pointstone Registry Cleaner 2.02 1.6 MB 3.09 MB Free Standalone registry cleaner Yes
Power Registry Cleaner 3.1 3.8 MB 4.60 MB $19.95 Standalone registry cleaner No
Privacy and Registry Cleaner 3.0 1.2 MB 2.32 MB Free Registry cleaner with additional features No
PowerTools Lite 1.9.0589 4.2 MB 6.27 MB Free Standalone registry cleaner No
QCleaner 3.1.2 1.7 MB 4.68 MB $29.95 for one year System utility suite No
Quick Registry Cleaner 3.7 506 KB 1.16 MB $29.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
Quicksys RegCleaner 2009 2.1.0.209 1.4 MB 1.96 MB $24.95 Standalone registry cleaner Yes
QuuSoft Registry Cleaner 2010.1.2 2.9 MB 5.23 MB $49.95, also includes other software Standalone registry cleaner Yes
Reg Organizer 5.10 2.3 MB 3.8 MB $39.95 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
RegAce 1.0 1.0 MB 14.6 MB $29.97 Standalone registry cleaner No
RegAdvance 2.0 1.2 MB 21.8 MB 29.90 € Standalone registry cleaner Yes
RegClean Pro 6.1 3.1 MB 12.2 MB $29.95 Standalone registry cleaner Yes
RegCleaner 4.3 541 KB 1.08 MB Free Registry cleaner with additional features No
RegCross Registry Cleaner 1.0 795 KB 2.78 MB $39.00 Registry cleaner with additional features No
RegCure 3.0.2.0 1.9 MB 13 MB 29.97 € Registry cleaner with additional features No
RegDrill (censored) (censored) (censored) (censored) (censored) (censored) (censored)
Reg Fix Mantra 6.0 1010 KB 3.72 MB $29.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
RegGenie 2.1.1 3.2 MB 3.96 MB $34.95 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
RegiGuard 2.1.0.0 2.9 MB 5.13 MB $9.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
RegInOut 2.0.0.1000 1.57 MB 8.64 MB $29.97 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Registry Clean Master 1.0.4.174 3.9 MB 3.54 MB $24.45 Standalone registry cleaner No
Registry Cleaner – Scan Tool Unknown 374 KB 374 KB Unknown Standalone registry cleaner No A single executable, no installation
Registry Cleaner 4 4.0.1.661 1.6 MB 5.62 MB $29.95 Standalone registry cleaner Yes
Registry Cleaner And Fixer 1.5 697 KB 1.66 MB $14.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
Registry Cleaner Free 2.1.9.8 3.7 MB 15.6 MB $29.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
Registry Distiller 1.03 613 KB 1.60 MB Free Standalone registry cleaner No
Registry Doctor 1.00 2.0 MB 6.29 MB $29.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
Registry First Aid Unknown* 3.9 MB Unknown* $16.77 Unknown* Unknown*
Registry Help 1.7.5.3 1.1 MB 1.63 MB $19.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
Registry Mechanic 10.0.0.126 12.1 MB 21.7 MB 29.95 € Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Registry Repair Pro 4.2.0.0 4.3 MB 6.38 MB $9.99 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Registry Smoker Unknown* 3.1 MB Unknown* $10.00 Unknown* Unknown*
Registry Speedup 1.00 856 KB 3.31 MB $19.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
Registry Clean Expert 4.87 2.6 MB 4.76 MB $29.95 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Registry Life 1.22 5.5 MB 7.79 MB Free Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Registry Repair Wizard 6.31 3.4 MB 7.59 MB $29.95 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Registry Convoy 3.5.0.604 1.4 MB 3.26 MB $29.95 Standalone registry cleaner No
Registry Defense 4.1 1.9 MB 7.96 MB $34.95 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Registry Easy 5.6 4.7 MB 15.8 MB $39.95 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Registry Genius 3.2 1.5 MB 4.94 MB $39.95 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Registry Kit 2.0 6.9 MB 7.37 MB $34.95 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Registry Medic 2008 6.0.0.317 4.9 MB 18.9 MB $29.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
Registry Medic 5 5.0.7.111 1.7 MB 13.8 MB $29.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
Registry Reviver 1.2.39 11.7 MB 16.6 MB $29.99 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Registry Rid Unknown 999 KB 1.86 MB $24.00 Standalone registry cleaner No
Registry Sweeper Pro Unknown 986 KB 2.21 MB $39.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
Registry Winner 5.9 2.7 MB 13.2 MB $34.95 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Registry Fix It 3.0.0.0 3.0 MB 2.75 MB $29.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
RegRepair 2000 Unknown** 1.3 MB Unknown** $19.95 Unknown** Unknown**
RegScrubVistaXP 1.6 5.1 MB 7.84 MB Free Standalone registry cleaner No
RegScrubXP 3.25 579 KB 601 KB Free Registry cleaner with additional features No
RegSeeker 1.55 4.39 KB 616 KB Free for personal use Registry cleaner with additional features No No installer, zip file
RegTidy2009 3.5.1.105 1.1 MB 2.18 MB $29.95 Standalone registry cleaner Unknown
RegTool Unknown 3.3 MB 36.8 MB $34.95 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
RegToy 1.0.0.0 1.8 MB 6.26 MB Free System utility suite No
RegTweaker 3.2.1 2.1 MB 5.47 MB $29.95 System utility suite No
RegUtility 4.0 2.2 MB 5.42 MB $34.95 System utility suite No
RegVac Registry Cleaner (censored) (censored) (censored) (censored) (censored) (censored) (censored)
Regwork 1.0.0.14 5.0 MB 14.5 MB $29.95 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
RegZooka 2.6 5.3 MB 5.92 MB $29.95 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Riverbit Registry Cleaner 2.0 2.0 MB 5.57 MB $19.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
Security Stronghold Registry Cleaner 1.0 1.5 MB 3.24 MB $29.95 Standalone registry cleaner No
Slow-PC Fighter 1.1.81 1.1 MB 15.6 MB $19.95 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Smart PC 4.6 3.0 MB 17.3 MB $29.95 System utility suite Yes
SS Registry Fixer 2.0.0.0 588 KB 986 KB Free Standalone registry cleaner No
Super Rabbit Registry Optimizer 5.30 1.5 MB 383 KB $29.00 Standalone registry cleaner No
Super Utilities Professional 9.9.9 4.1 MB 13.1 MB $49.95 System utility suite No
SuperEasy SpeedUp 1.0.6.0 7.7 MB 7.71 MB $19.99 System utility suite Yes
System Mechanic 9.5.9 449 KB 19.5 MB $69.95 System utility suite Yes
System Cleaner 5.91c 3.9 MB 3.17 MB $34.95 System utility suite Yes
System Mechanic Pro 9.5.9 62.9 MB 19.5 MB $69.95 System utility suite Yes
SystemUp Tuning 2009 Unknown 48.0 MB 87.6 MB $39.99 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Tipard Registry Cleaner 3.1.10 10.6 MB 16.4 MB $24.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
TopicInfo Registry Rescue Unknown 1.8 MB 1.52 MB Free Registry cleaner with additional features No
TuneUp Utilities 2010 (censored) (censored) (censored) (censored) (censored) (censored) (censored)
TweakNow PowerPack 2010 2.3.200 6.5 MB 25.3 MB Free System utility suite Yes
TweakNow RegCleaner 5.2.0000 4.9 MB 16.9 MB Free Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
TZ Windows Cleaner 5.0.0.2 3.2 MB 3.5 MB $29.00 Registry cleaner with additional features No
Ultimate Registry Cleaner 1.0 1.2 MB 3.36 MB $19.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
Uniblue Registry Booster 2010 4.7.6.9 5.0 MB 18.1 MB 24.95 € Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Vista TuneUpSuite 7.3 1.3 MB 1.25 MB $39.99 System utility suite No
Vit Registry Fix Free Edition 9.5 2.2 MB 2.38 MB $4.75 Standalone registry cleaner No
WinASO Registry Optimizer 4.6.0 5.0 MB 17.5 MB $29.95 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
WinCleaner OneClick Professional Clean (censored) (censored) (censored) (censored) (censored) (censored) (censored)
Window Cleaner 2.0 157 KB 301 KB $9.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
Windows Registry Repair Unknown 2.7 MB 2.7 MB Unknown Standalone registry cleaner No Single executable, no installation
Windows7 Manager (x64) 1.2.8 6.0 MB 12.1 MB $39.95 System utility suite No
Windsty Registry Cleaner 5.4 920 KB 126 KB $17.99 Standalone registry cleaner No
Winferno Registry Power Cleaner 2009.0.13 3.4 MB 16.9 MB $29.99 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
WinMend Registry Cleaner 1.5.6 2.3 MB 8.49 MB $19.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
WinRescue 2000 2.08.34 971 KB 1.90 MB $24.95 System utility suite No
WinTools.net Professional Unknown 1.4 MB 3.87 MB $24.99 System utility suite No
WinUtilities 9.83 8.4 MB 22 MB $49.99 System utility suite Yes
Wise Registry Cleaner Pro 5.54.307 2.0 MB 2.86 MB $19.95 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Wondershare Registry Optimizer 5.3.4 4.5 MB 14.7 MB $29.95 Registry cleaner with additional features No
WINner Tweak Registry Cleaner XP 1.0.2 886 KB 272 KB Free Standalone registry cleaner No
WyvernWorks Registry Fix-Up 2004 1.1 2.6 MB 2.52 MB $5.00 Standalone registry cleaner Yes
XP Repair Pro 4.0.6 5.9 MB 11.3 MB $29.95 Registry cleaner with additional features Yes
Your Cleaner 1.11 721 KB 1.18 MB Free System utility suite No
Your Free Registry Cleaner 3.5 819 KB 2.05 MB Free Registry cleaner with additional features No

* = Does not work under 64 bit Windows, impossible to test.

** = Does not install due to an error.