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.msi I have 1 click registry cleaner. It found all these .msi files which it said were removable but not safe to do so. They were all associated with drive : (dvd-cd).You said install another operating system........OK....so is there a problem leaving these on the system? Or should I delete them?

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Are you saying it should be left alone? Why does it come up as a problem in the scan?

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An .msi file is a database of all the files, settings, and configuration information for the associated application. When you install Office on your computer, the .msi file is saved in a hidden folder. Without this file, Windows Installer cannot update your configuration, install optional features, or apply software updates. Programs cannot be installed, repaired, or updated if the .msi file is not found.

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It runs slow


That's because it's getting old


OH, I'M JUST KIDDIN'!



The Harddrive on your laptop stores all your information.
When a Harddrive is 50 percent full it slows down.
When it is 70 percent full you REALLY start noticing it!

That is why when you first got the laptop, it was much faster than it is now.

Suggestion is to remove what you do not use, or can live without being on your laptop.

Programs you do not use. (Do NOT delete any Windows programs!)
Applications you do not use.

Click on Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs.
Remove programs applications you do not use.
(Again, no Windows programs)

Copy off photos, videos, and music to disk/USB flashdrive.
Copy off personal documents you have created, or downloaded.

After you have finished defragment your harddrive.
[Windows XP:
Click on Start > Control Panel > Performance and Maintenance > Rearrange items on your hard disk to make programs run faster]

Then suggest you use a registry cleaner.
I use CCleaner. It's free, and works as well as paid for registry cleaners; plus better than some.

When you delete programs/applications you leave behind fragmented files.
Disk Defragmenter will not remove the fragmented files.

When you go to a website cookies are left behind.
A lot of things that are done leave behind fragmented files.

These take up ROOM, and are useless to keep around anyway.

I can guide you in downloading, and using CCleaner.
I use it a LOT.

Info on Wikipedia,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CCleaner

Main page,

http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner/download

Screenshots,

http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner/screenshots

Click on them to enlarge.

(Also if it wasn't free, and worked well I wouldn't recommend it.
Do not advertise for paid for programs, and do not recommend software that doesn't work)

To use the program you click on six 'buttons'.
Two main ones;
Cleaner, and Registry.

1) Cleaner;
Analyze, then Run Cleaner

2) Registry:
Scan for Issues, then Fix selected issues

Using just these two functions, and using the default settings it comes with; you will NOT be able to harm the registry in Windows.

The above is pretty close to all you have to do, but if you download, and install it, I will step by step you through it.

For additional questions please post in a Comment.
Regards,
joecoolvette

Feb 21, 2013 | MSI PC Laptops

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My VAIO laptop freezes after a few minutes and I have to remove the battery and reboot. Help! Thanks


This seems to be a common problem with laptops over a couple of years old. Dust gets trapped in the copper fins and the fan of the CPU heatsink and reduces the efficiency of the cooling, which results in regular power off's by the laptop as it gets over it's upper temperature setting. The fix is relatively easy, just remove the heatsink unit, blow it clean with compressed air, clean the old CPU heatsink paste off with isopropyl alcohol (IPA) and spray a thin film of heatsink paste on the CPU.

Jul 07, 2011 | Sony VAIO Notebook

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My computer is very slow ...i think that same programs go whithout my intencion !!..please my bed inglish


Registry Cleaner for Windows uFlysoft Registry Cleaner is freeware, the powerful combination of registry cleaner and system optimizer for Windows. Cleaning registry errors, removing junk files, running a registry defragmentation and system optimization, it can effectively speed up your PC and protect it from crashes, slowdown and errors. Make registry cleanup and system maintenance easier than ever!
  • • Totally free to scan, clean invalid registry keys and repair registry errors.
  • • One click to optimize your Windows system.
  • • Restore feature makes it more convenient and safe.
  • • Also serves as free uninstaller, sartup manager etc.
Registry Cleaner for Windows Help You to Repair Registry Errors

Jun 01, 2011 | Acer Aspire 5315 Notebook

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It keeps freezing and i have reset it several times and it just freezes


Your computer may be freezing because it probably doesn't have enough RAM, since it is a netbook. Try not to open too many programs at once, because that will make a computer with a low amount of RAM freeze. Hope that helps.

Mar 06, 2011 | Sylvania G-Netbook

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Pc slow


Learn why is a pc running slow and how you can fix the issues from: http://www.whyismypcsoslow.net/

Feb 11, 2011 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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I have an acer one netbook /notebook---- computer freezes....worsenes w/tiime....sometimes it boots to windows then freezes,in safe mode .......still freezes....


CorruptedSystem Files

Your computer freezes due to corruptedsystem files. System files corruption is one of the most responsible causes forcrashing the entire computer. Deleting or moving the system files may crashyour computer.

1. Insert the Microsoft Windows Installation CD ROM.
2. Click Start ' Run.
3. Type SFC/ ScanNow and press ENTER.
4. Follow the instructions on your screen.

Corrupted Registry

System registry corruption leads to runtime errors and your computer crashes.Windows Registry is very complex and not easy to repair manually. Hence, athird-party Registry Cleaner and PC Optimizer software is recommended.

1. Download a Registry Cleaner and PC Optimizer software such as Reginout.
2. Click Registry Cleaner tab.
3. Click Start Scan.
4. The registry scan will start. Wait till it is finished.
5. As per the results, click Fix Now button to start repairing you registry.

Often good registry cleaners include built-in Backup & Restore centre thatlets you recover from an unforeseen situation by simply restoring the state ofyour registry.

Faulty RAM

Your computer freezes due to problemswith the computer memory. A faulty RAM may result in Blue Screen of Death(BSOD).

In such a case, remove the existing RAM and clean it using a soft cloth. Then,connect it again. The problem may not persist..

Incomplete Installations

Your computer freezes because of a previously failed or incompleteinstallation. An incomplete or failed installation creates junk registryentries and thereby system crashing problem.

Repair the registry entries created by a failed setup and delete the files thatstill remain on your hard disk. Delete the contents of C:\Windows\Temp folder.

Disk Space Allocated by Unnecessary Files

Your computer freezes if the operating system has no adequate free disk spaceto perform its operations. Temporary files, temporary internet files, logfiles, browser cache and other files may occupy a large amount of your diskspace and thus generating runtime errors that crashes your system.

Using Disk Cleaner, delete the junk files from your hard disk. The steps are asbelow:

1. Click Start ' All Programs ' Accessories ' System Tools ' Disk CleanUp.
2. Follow the instructions on your screen

Dec 02, 2010 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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Computer turns on, however after 2 minutes


Corrupted Registry

System registry corruption leads to runtime errors and your computer crashes.Windows Registry is very complex and not easy to repair manually. Hence, athird-party Registry Cleaner and PC Optimizer software is recommended.

1. Download a Registry Cleaner and PC Optimizer software such as Reginout.
2. Click Registry Cleaner tab.
3. Click Start Scan.
4. The registry scan will start. Wait till it is finished.
5. As per the results, click Fix Now button to start repairing you registry.

Often good registry cleaners include built-in Backup & Restore centre thatlets you recover from an unforeseen situation by simply restoring the state ofyour registry.

Faulty RAM

Your computer freezes due to problemswith the computer memory. A faulty RAM may result in Blue Screen of Death(BSOD).

In such a case, remove the existing RAM and clean it using a soft cloth. Then,connect it again. The problem may not persist..

Incomplete Installations

Your computer freezes because of a previously failed or incompleteinstallation. An incomplete or failed installation creates junk registryentries and thereby system crashing problem.

Repair the registry entries created by a failed setup and delete the files thatstill remain on your hard disk. Delete the contents of C:\Windows\Temp folder.

Disk Space Allocated by Unnecessary Files

Your computer freezes if the operating system has no adequate free disk spaceto perform its operations. Temporary files, temporary internet files, logfiles, browser cache and other files may occupy a large amount of your diskspace and thus generating runtime errors that crashes your system.

Using Disk Cleaner, delete the junk files from your hard disk. The steps are asbelow:

1. Click Start ' All Programs ' Accessories ' System Tools ' Disk CleanUp.
2. Follow the instructions on your screen.

May 10, 2010 | Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

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Crashed files


First of, your files did not crash. Your PC did. Your files may only get corrupted at best.

First, download a registry cleaner. A good one is Avast registry cleaner. Also download a virus removal tool or an antivirus. Avast also can be a good one. I recommend getting Avira Free version.

Boot your PC into Safe Mode (press F8 while PC is booting). Then install Avira in Safe Mode. Scan your PC. Run Avast registry cleaner. Reboot.

Feb 18, 2009 | HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook

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Destination.msi issue (O/S = Vista SP1)


1. Right click on Command Prompt and click Run as Administrator
2. CD to C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar ( cd drive letter:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar )
3. Run these commands in this order:
1. regsvr32 -u sbdrop.dll
2. regsvr32 -u wlsrvc.dll
3. regsvr32 atl.dll
4. regsvr32 sbdrop.dll
5. regsvr32 wlsrvc.dll

And start up the side bar

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