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Registry problems I have suddenly started seeing problems with my registry after running Norton Protection Ceter (I typically use whatever my husband installs not asking questions). We usually use Norton anyway but this is the software from ATT ameritech. When the problem occurred up pops a software called RegCure. Is this a safe software and do I need it when I have Norton? I have Microsoft Windows XP. I upgraded to service pack 2. Does anyone know ,, why use Silverlight from Windows and what exactly is it? I'm not quite as ignorant as I sound I once upon a time debugged programs with a computer science major (you know what it's like staring at a page over ad over not finding the bug and someone else comes up "its right in front of your eyes" well, I was that person. I also used Auto Cad (rel. 6. showing my age!) and programed using Fortran for design purposes. Now there are so many different software packages I just don't know what to use!nor what is safe! This pc is using Crystal which I know nothing about. My husband and I have our own pc's for my business and his job. Please if possible respond to faithflow@yahoo.com

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You dont need to use any software with norton . And the soft Regcure you are asking is a advertisment software which tells you to scan your pc and after scanning it tells you that you have some errors like registry error . You dont have to worry .

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Silverlight is Microsoft's new media enhancement add on.
Read all about it HERE

RegCure is a very popular and highly recommended registry cleaner. It is part of the Norton Protection Suite. Go ahead and run it to clear up any registry problems you may be having.

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