Windows registry, a set of discrete files called hives, primarily located in the system32 folder, contacts information for all the hardware and software, along with user preferences. If your registry is fragmented, it directly affects the performance of your PC and slows it down. That’s why it is important for you to defrag and compact registry regularly to speed up your PC and maintain it at its peak performance.
There is no tool available in your Windows system that you can use to defrag the registry. Therefore, the only way to defrag it is by using a reliable third-party registry defragmenter – Tenorshare Windows Care Genius.
This registry defrag utility is easy-to-use and enable you can defrag the registry easily in just a few mouse clicks. It scans and optimizes Windows registry by removing gaps and wasted space, thereby helping to improve computer speed on Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 and etc.
Before you start defragmenting registry, download the registry defrag software on your PC and then follow the steps below.
1.Run the windows registry defragment tool after installation, tap “System Cleanup” and then click “Registry Defrag”. Click on “Analyze”.
2.After the analyzing is finished, you can perform registry defrag by clicking on “Defragment” and “Yes” to confirm.
After the registry defrag is done, you will speed up your computer and improve its performance.
“Should I choose to clean or defrag my registry?” you may have this doubt.
Unlike registry cleaner, which leaves behind empty spaces after removing the invalid registry entries, registry defragmenter helps in removing bloated registry hive and empty spaces, and compacting the registry.
Generally, after you clean the Windows registry, you would also need to defrag it to keep your PC at best performance.