What is the best Registry Repair Tool for Windows 7?

I'm having lots of problems after a recent Windows update getting to my iPhone and according to several of the "free" registry cleaner scans I have hundreds of errors in my registry which would account for this.  Does anyone know of a reliable and cheap registry repair tool for Windows 7?

Peter
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lee555J5Commented:
Whenever I have needed one, I have used CCleaner. It supports Win7 32 and 64, and it is free.
http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner
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nobusCommented:
there are no "good" automatic repair tools.
if you want to do it right, do it your self.
to facilitate it, i use Regseeker, which shows all registry keys for a related program at once, and let's you delete it.  http://www.hoverdesk.net/freeware.htm      

but note that' it's only as good as it's user !
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lee555J5Commented:
@nobus: I am always on the lookout for additional tool links, but our Asker specifically asked for Win7 support. Does your suggestion support Win7? 32/64?
The screenshot copyright only shows 2007; and the recommended download link is dated June 8, 2007, and says up to XP. The publisher's comments mention "Introducing Vista support"; Win7 is not mentioned in the reviews; and there are no comments.
Do you use this on Win7?
Lee
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lee555J5Commented:
@nobus: +1 on all other comments
I do *not* like anything automatic monkeying around in the registry--I am damaging enough. :-)
Lee
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centervCommented:
Best, reliable and cheap somehow don't go together well.
Generally CCleaner as mentioned above and Macecraft free PowerTools lite do a credible job and
keep you out of trouble.  jv16 powertools is reliable.
Of course there are many online scans as well.
As with all reg cleaners, have backups, restore points etc for secure insurance.
good luck
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nobusCommented:
i suppose it is ok for win7 - not sure that i tried it yet
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crzyivan0000Commented:
I agree with lee555J5. Ccleaner all the way. Seems to be the only one that doesn't ultimately mess something up
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nobusCommented:
they ALL mess things up ...
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lee555J5Commented:
@nobus: "they ALL mess things up ..." agreed
If I use one, I use it as a surgeon. When I have a specific problem, usually with an app install/uninstall, I go after that specific app's entries. It is usually impossible to know everything an app does in all the hives and keys of the registry (unless you are incredibly anal and run something like Process Monitor http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896645.aspx), especially in all the classes.
I *never* tell a registry cleaner, "Go clean my registry." :-)
Lee
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Peter044Author Commented:
Hi Guys,

Sorry to be slow here.  I have been working on this for a few days now with Little Registry Cleaner and it initially found hundreds of problems and fixed all but 4.  I've run it a bunch of times, rebooting in between, but these 4 remain and my problem still exists.

My real problem here is that during and automated Windows 7 update, I saw a message saying that MS was trying to update or find the driver for my iPhone which had been working fine.  After failing to successfully update, my drivers for the iPhone are corrupt - yellow triangles. I've reinstalled, uninstalled, updated everything to death and nothing is working.

Finally, I had concluded that I had a corrupt registry, but these tools don't seem to have fixed it.  

Any ideas?

Peter
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centervCommented:
It pays to specify the problem from the get go.

Check these links and also within.

http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/4322-iphone-not-being-recognised-itunes.html

http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1538
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TymetwisterCommented:
I've always liked Registry Mechanic.
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Peter044Author Commented:
I've gone through the variuos iPhone posts and had already tried everything that they suggest in terms of uninstalling, reinstalling and updating.  It still have the same problem in that Windows is not recognizing my iPhone.

To follow up on my original thread, here are the registry errors that the cleaner could not fix.  Would these have anything to do with the iPhone?

Scanning HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT for invalid Classes
Bad Registry Key Found! Problem: "Missing CLSID reference" Path: "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ehGLID.GLIDPlugInUDCR"
Bad Registry Key Found! Problem: "Missing CLSID reference" Path: "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ehGLID.GLIDPlugInUDCR.1"
Scanning HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes for invalid Classes
Bad Registry Key Found! Problem: "Missing CLSID reference" Path: "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\ehGLID.GLIDPlugInUDCR"
Bad Registry Key Found! Problem: "Missing CLSID reference" Path: "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\ehGLID.GLIDPlugInUDCR.1"

Peter
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nobusCommented:
nobody wants to believe me...
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Peter044Author Commented:
It wasn't that.  It was the "it's only as good as the user" part that made me go with the other one.
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nobusCommented:
well - have fun with it; and be cautious when deleting keys!
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Peter044Author Commented:
I am no longer smart enough to delete anything.  No disrespect.  Thanks for the help,

Peter
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nobusCommented:
in fact it is rather simple; if you doubt a key, just google it
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