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README.txt 2013-06-28 23.0 kB 11 weekly downloads
Little Registry Cleaner Copyright (C) 2008 Little Apps (http://www.little-apps.org/) This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>. - Dialogs are opened with main dialog as owner - Added Drivers Section - Opens seperate dialog for scanning - Prompts user to exit - Scan dialog should completely load before scanning - Now scans for missing ActiveX files - Now uses SHGetSpecialFolderPath() API to get path to fonts folder - No longer uses AddInvalidSubKey() - Fixed the way registry data is stored - Added toolbar with scan, fix and settings options - Removed data column from listview - Uses listview to store invalid registry keys and backs up checked keys with XML Registry - Scans again once fix is clicked - Added restore dialog and xml parser for treeview - Error dialog to catch exceptions thrown by threads - Most errors now are shown in error dialog - Fixes all registry keys when there is an error - Display error dialog only in debug mode - Added notify icon to system tray - Shows balloon tip when scanning is finished - Added logger class to log actions to files - Restore dialog now has listview that shows when file was created, also added option to delete file - Main dialog can now be resized - Changed layout of Options and Main dialog - Program can now be started minimized - Integrated new options into program - The fix toolstrip menu item is now disabled after it is clicked - Now uses the treeview to get the number of sections to scan - Added restore icon to toolstrip menu - Replaced Delete button with Open Directory in Restore dialog - Restore dialog can now be resized - Restore dialog now shows the size of the files - Added ability to scan help files and windows sounds - Changed about dialog layout - Creates restore point (XP only) - Created seperate section for application paths, now scans display icons in add/remove programs - Added problem attribute to xml files - Main dialog now resizes properly - Removed option to autostart LRC when windows starts up + Version 0.1 Released - Now checks for null registry keys and sub keys in sound section and also fixed the store function value name - Fixed bug in ExtractRunPath() that caused "Index was outside the bounds of the array." - No longer removes whole subkey if InprocServer32 is invalid, created function to parse InprocServer32 files - Rewrote functions in COM.cs to use RegistryKey class - Added author link to about dialog, added event to process links in text box - Created context menu for result listview, added ability to add keys to exclude list - The result listview now resizes the columns to fit the data - Fixed error in appinfo.cs, also recoded VerifyUninstallList() - Added shortcut keys to menustrip + added website and changelog buttons to help menustrip - Added build time to error dialog + about dialog + log files - Changed the backup and log directory to the common program files directory - User can now change the log directory + Version 0.2 Released - Recoded CheckAutoRun() in StartUp.cs - Now scans HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\Run + other startup keys - Now displays the number of items scanned - Removed the "stop" button and added the control box to the scan dialog, also added title - Scanners now use threads instead of calling them directly - Check for update function - Application settings function (scans for registry keys with no data) - Added event when form closes to ask to continue instead of when action is taken - Added context menu to notify icon - deleteAsXml() function now deletes sub keys and values - No longer deletes whole subkey when an invalid CLSID is found - Update function now checks a file to see if it is the latest version - Cleaned up ExtractRunPath() and added check for empty strings - Added icons to menu strip and text to toolstrip - Scanning starts after scan dialog is shown + Version 0.3 Released - Added retry button to check for update function when its unable to connect - Scanner now uses Invoke when calls are made from other threads - The scanner can now be aborted - Uses HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Applets\Regedit\LastKey to view a registry key in regedit - Now uses a new exception handler dialog that uses the WebClient to send bug reports - Update function uses a dialog and downloads xml file to get the changelog and download url - Displays messagebox before removing subkey from ignore list - Doesn't scan "SOFTWARE\Classes" subkey in app settings - Clears old results before starting a new scan - Checks for minor version of OS when creating restore point - Scans SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\Drivers32 instead of SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\Drivers - Scans DefaultIcon, AppID, InprocServer, File Extensions, and Browser Helper Objects + Version 0.4 Released - Added better handling for inner exceptions, also shows target site function name - Checks if DefaultIcon is null before checking the path in Active/COM scanner - Exceptions can now be handled on calling threads - Uses Toolstrip container in main dialog - Updated website URLs so they go to new one - Displays current version in about dialog + Version 0.5 Released - Removed Grip Style from toolstrip - Checks if registry key exists before adding new exclude entry - Removed Eventargs classes - No longer uses the WebClient to get the update.xml - Removed ADDED and FIXED from Change Log - Treeview is registered to Node Mouse Click event - Tries to catch SecurityException when opening registry keys - Fixed bug when listing exceptions in ErrorDlg.cs - Lists Dictionary Entries from Exception Data in ErrorDlg.cs - Fixed regular expressions in Startup.cs + Version 0.6 Released - Recoded Logger class - Writes exception message to debug listeners when SecurityException is caught - Fixed up StartUp.cs - Checks if registry key exists before scanning key in ScanBHOReferences() - Sees if System Restore service is running before creating restore point (fixed: goes thru service list instead of trying to create a reference) - Added finally to try-catch block in StartScanning() - Scans HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT + HKEY_CURRENT_USER in COMObjects.cs - Deletes subkey tree from base key instead of deleting it from the parent subkey - Added help menu items that redirect to launchpad project - Added History List scanner to scan "Software\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Explorer\\RecentDocs" - Tries to catch ObjectDisposedException when storing registry keys - Stops current thread immediatley when scanning is stopped - Checks for update when program starts + Version 0.7 Released - Fixed FILETIME compile warnings - Corrected bad registry paths in AppInfo.cs - Uses array to pass bad registry keys instead of just using the ListView - No longer uses Program settings for sections to scan - Log file path can be accessed statically - FileExists and DirExists are used instead of Directory.Exists() and File.Exists() - Moved IconExists() and SearchFilePath() to Misc.cs - Cleaned up scanners - StartScanning() is now a ThreadPool - ScanDlg is now longer passed to Scanners as a parameter, it is a static variable - UpdateScanSubKey() is a static function - Registry objects are casted properly - Created LaunchURI function to check for default web browser (fixed: checks for null strings) - Made a minor fix to CreateRestorePoint() - Added more checks to ScanBHOReferences(), renamed it to ScanExplorer() + Version 0.8 Released - Restore points can be created on Windows ME, XP, and Vista - Creates restore points before fixing registry problems instead of before scanning and also creates restore point before restoring - Uses function instead of try-catch to find invalid path characters - Added Icons to TreeView Sections - Added registry optimizer - Asks user to exit program no matter what close reason is and shows dialog if it is minimized - Displays number of problems found in scan dialog - No longer uses ExtractRunPath() to get file arguments thanks to discovery of PathGetArgs() and PathRemoveArgs() :D - Added startup manager that lists current programs that are launched at startup - Added uninstall managaer that lists installed programs - Searches App Paths "Path" value name for file and also deletes whole subkey instead of just default value - Uses Windows API's to go to exact value name in regedit instead of just setting LastKey - Scans Add Remove Programs Cache for old programs - Changed contact email to nick@littleapps.co.cc - Updated Crash Reporter, no longer sends name and email, also can restart program - Fixed bug when optimizer closes - Shows total size difference between registry hives in optimizer, also fixed a minor bug - Fixed bug causing restore points to not be created + Version 1.0 Released - Scans HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts for unused file extensions - Cleaned up COMObjects.cs - No longer collects Machine and username in crash reporter - Changed the look of update dialog, also added date to xml file - Uses CollectionBase class to store bad registry keys in array - Uses shlwapi.dll instead to parse drive type and added check for removable media in Utils.DirExists() - Cleaned up Utils.cs - Checks if file exists before extracting arguments in startup manager - Added check for srclient.dll before creating restore points - Scan dialog uses Xp Progress Bar - Added TreeListView that performs combines the treeview and listview into one and also added project for controls - BadRegistryKey class uses ListViewItem as base class - Moved xmlRegistry static functions to Utils class - Scanner classes are now static to make thread calling faster - Optimizer wont compact registry if difference is more than 90% - Hive class implements IDisposable interface - Implemented TreeViewAdv into Startup Manager and removed vista message when running a program - ExtractFileLocation() is private and integrated into ExtractArguments() - Added images to startup manager tree view - Fixed bug in uninstall manager that causes not to update listview properly - Startup and uninstall manager can no longer be minimized and maximized - Buttons are bigger in Uninstall manger and it is not started maximized - Displays message box instead of notify box when form is activated - Moved Logger class back to seperate file - Opens log file after scanning finishes - Doesnt show crash reporter when debugging is enabled - Optimizer will now be in its own project (Little Registry Optimizer) - LaunchURI() checks for default browser HKCR\HTTP\shell\open\command - Startup Manager will check if item is leaf before executing operation + Version 1.1 Released - Removed HKLM from subkey path in RemoveFromRegistry() - Removed View Changelog from main menu - Checks for updates every 2 weeks - Fixed invalid argument when trying to view registry key without value name - Crash reporter wont be displayed when debugging - Updated assembly info - Fixed installer script so it deletes desktop shortcut - Checks for missing CLSID references in ProgID's - Added sorter for List View in main dialog - Scans for missing installer folders (HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders) - Makes sure registry key is writable before adding it to array - Displays type of exception in crash reporter - Log files are copied and displayed only if there were bad registry keys - Fixed program crashing when it calls RegEnumValue() in 64 bit - Scans needed Wow6432Node subkeys for errors (needs more updating) - The logger is more verbose - Fixed updater because it wasnt checking the right timespan - Added option to disable log being showed after scanning - Only checks last time since update when program starts + Version 1.2 Released - Scan dialog is thread safe - Scanners use base class to save coding and work - Added details control to display more information - Convert value to string function is now a static function - Checks if registry key is not null before continuing in AppInfo.cs - Checks for MsiExec in UninstallString instead of evaluating WindowsInstaller in AppInfo.cs - Changed the log formatting of bad registry keys - Displays files and directorys being scanned in scan dialog - Resets details control after scanning is finished - Fixed null bug in COMObjects.ScanClasses() - Catches DllNotFoundException if srclient.dll cant be found when creating system restore points - Catches Exception if unable to convert SystemComponent or EstimatedSize when retrieving ARP info - Disabled textbox editing in startup manager - Uses TreeViewAdv so UI has more nicer graphical design - Fixed "Index was outside the bounds of the array" exception in xmlRegistry.addRegistryValues(Int32 hKey) - Startup file paths are checked before being added to manager - Startup scanner has been fixed (also added 64bit compatiblity) - Cross checks start menu registry keys with folders for obsolete keys - Did some minor fixes to the ProgramList class - Files and folders can be added to the exclude list - Doesnt recursively check for obsolete software keys - Added checks for files and folders before there added to the problem list - Locks stream writer in logger so it cant be opened or written to at the same time - Logger uses streamwriter as a base class - Crash Reporter no longer saves reports to the hard disk before sending them - RegEditGo uses SetForegroundWindow instead of ShowWindow to bring up regedit - ActiveX scanner uses ole32.dll to get CLSID from program id and check icons + Version 1.3 Released - Application info scanner uses program info class to collect data - Application Info scanner and uninstall manager use program info to get slow info cache - Added more checks for null or empty strings before checking for files/directories - No longer throws an exception when the path is null/empty in FileExists and DirExists() - Checks for value name + others before being added to bad registry key array - Did some minor fixes to the ActiveX/COM scanner - Changes to wait cursor when scanning - Fixed bug causing duplicates in uninstall manager + Version 1.3.1 Released - Calls ShowErrorMessage() instead of throwing an exception everytime in xmlRegistry - Fixed bug causing the whole startup subkey to be stored and removed - Displays if user is administrator and if process is being debugged in crashreporter - Added Try-Catch blocks for System.Security.SecurityException in Fonts, HelpFiles and Sounds - Cleaned up nested try-catch blocks in scanners - Fixed the tab order in the dialogs - Build Time uses MM/dd/yyyy format instead of ToShortDateString because of windows 7 new format - Checks for update when dialog is shown instead of loaded - Changed window settings for restore dialog and startup manager - Directory settings are controlled through Settings.cs instead of Program.cs - Build time is returned in Settings.cs instead of Program.cs + Version 1.3.2 Released - Fixed the updater so that the build dates can be compared - No longer sets the last update time in Program.cs - Uses Generic Sans Serif font family for advanced tree view instead of Tahoma - Removed label above section list in main dialog and replaced "My Computer" with "Sections to Scan" - System restore works with Windows Se7en and beyond - Creates restore point if running program for first time - No longer waits for log file to close before fixing problems - Tries to catch exception if an error is thrown when uninstalling a program or removing a registry key - Uses ListViewItem.Tag to store programinfo instead of dictionary - No longer sets last update date before program exits - Sets owner of registry key and uses default values instead of existing ones in grantRegistryKeyRights() + Version 1.3.3 Released - Collapses nodes instead of expanding them when finished scanning registry - Upgrades settings to newer version if program has been updated - Displays icon associated with section in treeview advanced - Removed expanding icon control from treeview advanced - Changed icon for Program Locations in treeview to correct one - No longer imports ole32.dll for ActiveX/COM scanner - Checks ProgID's for missing icons - Checks for access to regedit.exe and adds correct access if its incorrect - Fixed icon for software settings - Tries to catch exception when removing startup entry if file or registry value doesnt exist - Checks if user is administrator when program starts up + Version 1.3.4 Released - LRC has translations for 17 different languages - Fixed backup directory, it doesnt point to the common program files once options are changed - The backup and logs directory will be in the current directory if the release is portable edition - Renamed scanner files to more proper names - Uses my own code instead of Type.GetTypeFromProgID() - Replaced checkboxes with listview in options so different languages can be displayed properly - Added power user option that allows the program to automatically repair problems and close the program - Country flags are displayed beside each language - Automatically changes to current ui culture once the program is started - Translated strings that are not controls and are in the code files - Fixed error when switching to chinese (traditional or simplified) - Upgraded TreeView Advanced to version 1.7 - Expands all nodes when finished scanning registry - Added a sorter tree model so the results can be sorted - Details are shown in a window instead of in the main window - Added status strip to display welcome and results messages + Version 1.4 Released - Restore points are saved to correct location (v1.4.0.1 released) - Removed unneeded label in scan dialog - Updated Russian Translations - Updated Dutch Translations - Added Hungarian Translations - Updated Portuguese Translation - Updated Polish Translation - Updated Italian Translations - Updated Swedish Translations - Changes registry key rights when removing values and sub keys - Added Turkish Translations - Checks for Common Tools.dll when program starts - Updated Greek Translations - Added Lithuanian Translations - Updated Chinese (Simplified & Traditional) Translations - Updated Turkish Translations - Changed bug report URL - Scans HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ShellNoRoam\MUICache for invalid file references - Programs using the Windows Installer can be uninstalled using the uninstall manager - Uninstall manager is compatible with 64-bit systems - Creates first system restore when LRC is installed instead of when it first starts - Updated assembly information + Version 1.4.1 Released - Fixed uninstall manager bug with x86 systems (v1.4.1.1 released) - Startup manager is compatible with 64-bit systems - Replaced blank icons with default application icon in startup manager - Skips nodes with no children from expanding (Thanks to Dmitriy P.) - Fixed bug that prevented LRC from switching languages on non-english systems (Thanks to Dmitriy P.) - Reassociated invert selection control with event (Thanks to Dmitriy P.) - Added localized Properties/Resources.resx files to project (Thanks to Dmitriy P.) - Added Persian Translations - Uses a timer instead of invoke to update scanning status - Updated Swedish Translations - Ignores registry keys that don't have full access + Version 1.4.2 Released - Now compatible with Microsoft Windows Restart Manager - Updated Spanish Translations (Thanks to Fitoschido) - Updated German Translations (Thanks to Chris G) - Updated French Translations (Thanks to Tulip V) - Compatible with Windows 7 task bar - Program no longer starts up maximized - Fixed recent docs scanner so it displays the correct registry key path - No longer displays duplicate problems - Upgraded to Microsoft .NET Framework v4 - Uninstall & Startup Manager are now seperate executables - Details window is no longer displayed when a parent node is double clicked - Implemented task scheduler to schedule registry scans - Registry scans can be started by specifying "/scan" argument - Integrated DeskMetrics into Little Registry Cleaner + Version 1.5 Released - Fixed bug when trying to create scheduled tasks on Windows Task Scheduler 1.0 (Windows 2000, XP and Server 2003) - Fixed bug that prevented LRC from closing if DeskMetrics was disabled - No longer displays bug report when trying to contactDeskMetrics with no internet connection - NsisDeskMetrics plugin no longer requires the Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package to run - Added check for null string in PrefixRegPath() - Manually generates GUID for DeskMetrics if an error occured in System.Guid - Fixed spelling mistake that prevented LRC to load on Lithuanian computers - No longer displays exception if "cmdLine" passed to ExtractArguments() is null - Displays error message instead of exception if file is not found when executed with startup manager + Version 1.5.1 Released - Downgraded Microsoft .NET Framework to v3.5 - Integrated Little Software Stats - Added new icons - Integrated AutoUpdater.NET - Updated Little Registry icon - Fixed permission problems with removing bad registry keys - Update Russian translations (Thanks to Sersell) - Updated German Translations (Thanks to Jurg S.) - Fixed problem with scheduler not showing correct time for existing job - Fixed english translations for Little Startup Manager - Buttons are disabled when nothing is selected in Little Uninstall Manager, Little Startup Manager, and Restore - Little Registry Cleaner cannot be uninstalled through Little Uninstall Manager if running - Fixed problem with horizontal scroll bar not displaying correctly - Update website links to active URLs - Fixed Little Uninstall Manager from refreshing list when text wasn't changed - Uses Process.Start() to launch websites and help file in order to prevent window modal problems - Default settings for re-scan automatically, automatically delete backups after, and system restore changed to disabled + Version 1.6 Released
Source: README.txt, updated 2013-06-28