July 05, 2005 07:00 ET

Clean Out Those Registry Cobwebs With Registry Mechanic 5.0

Latest Version Offers Enhanced Cleaning, Optimization and Restoration Capabilities

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 5, 2005 -- PC Tools is releasing Registry Mechanic 5.0 today, the latest version of the popular computer utility that removes unnecessary and unused programs and files from the Windows® registry that can crash or slow the operating speed of a computer.

"Many consumers are not aware that a common cause of computer crashes, error messages and slow performance are due to problems within the registry, which can be prevented or repaired by regular registry maintenance," said Simon Clausen, CEO of PC Tools. "Registry Mechanic 5.0 offers an easy-to-use solution that resolves the reoccurring instability issues many computers face due to the large numbers of registry problems."

Registry Mechanic safely cleans, repairs and optimizes registries that become congested through regular use and with different types of hardware, software, and drivers that slow the operation of a computer.

Version 5.0 also increases the efficiency of users' computer systems through the addition of registry compacting that optimizes the structure of the registry, and the inclusion of a system optimization feature which can increase the speed that a system loads and shuts down. The upgraded solution also contains an updated Live Update feature and selective restore functionality that enables users to determine which repaired items they wish to restore back into their registry.

Registry Mechanic can be downloaded at and is available for purchase at $29.95 per computer install, including free support and live updates for a year. Volume pricing is available for multi-user and business installations.


PC Tools is a global leader in innovative software products to protect the privacy and security of Windows® computer users. PC Tools publishes software and provides technical resources for securing, protecting and maintaining the Windows® operating system. PC Tools' other products include the anti-spyware program, Spyware Doctor, which was recently awarded PC Magazine's Editors' Choice award. More information about PC Tools can be found at

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San Francisco, CA 94111

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