- 12-09-2012, 02:17 PM #1
I'm assuming it does, since it's Windows.
I know on a Windows PC the registry can get kind of full of crap after a while that makes the computer run slower etc. and it's good to clean it out with CC cleaner or a similar app.
Does anyone think that may apply to Windows Phone as well? Like, if you install a bunch of apps to try them out, then delete them, are they leaving crap behind in the registry?
I wish Microsoft would just evolve beyond the need for it altogether. I've never heard anything good about it.
- 12-09-2012, 02:36 PM #2
Yes, the registry Is there. That being said, XP (and earlier) gives the registry a bad name. There is really no reason that a system-wide settings list is inherently bad.
That being said, it's my understanding that Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 apps are not allowed to touch the registry because they are completely sandboxed.
- 12-09-2012, 02:49 PM #4--Laura Knotek (formerly known as lak611)
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- 12-09-2012, 10:42 PM #13
- phone identity
- location services
- photo, music, and video libraries
- data services
If anything, it could be the malware.
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