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On anything before Windows XP cleaning the registry will make a difference. It's why MS dropped supporting their registry cleaner. Yeah, MS released one! It was specifically for the old DOS based systems, everything on the new NT models don't need it.
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If you do use CCleaner, be sure to save a backup of the changes EVERY time. I use TuneUp Utilities which has a built in backup but as registry keys are easily placed back into the registry, there is no excuse to NOT have a backup. Delete one wrong thing and you can mess up you PC.
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You can use it on newer systems its safe to use but as IEATFISH has stated...
make backups...
With that you SHOULD ALWAYS MAKE BACKUPS...of anything you plan on tweaking in the OS

CCleaner is nice...will work for you...if you want you can get Cenhancer to to get a bigger list of programs and files to clean up .....
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