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Is there a FREE Registry Cleaning tool that will go in and remove unwanted or uninstalled applications like SQL Server 2008 or 2005?

Is there a FREE or reasonably priced Registry Cleaning tool for Windows 2008 Server Standard that will clean out SQL Server 2008? Even a trail version would be good for a one time clean out. Please advise if you are able. Thank you.
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Fletcher Burdine
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brendanmeyerCommented:
im unsure if this does what you want, but it has registry cleaning tool in it

CCleaner
http://www.piriform.com/
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dbruntonCommented:
These are uninstallers, not necessarily registry cleaners.  Perhaps not what you want.

Revo Uninstaller http://www.revouninstaller.com/

There is a free and paid version.

Microsoft's advice with bad uninstallations http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2438651/
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Fadi SODAH (aka madunix)Chief Information Security Officer, CISA, CISSP, CFR, ICATE, MCSE, CCNA, CCNP, CCIP, SCSC and SCECommented:
http://www.wisecleaner.com/products.html
    * Wise Registry Cleaner Pro
    * Wise Registry Cleaner Free
    * Wise Disk Cleaner Pro
    * Wise Disk Cleaner Free

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johnb6767Commented:
This was usually the highest rated reg cleaners, with the fewest amount of false hits......

jv16 PowerTools 2010
http://www.macecraft.com/

60 day free trial.

USE WITH CAUTION though... I personally do not recommend nor use reg cleaners. It only takes one mistake of a scanner to cripple a machine.....

Make sure you have a good backup, especially if this is a production server.....
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Fadi SODAH (aka madunix)Chief Information Security Officer, CISA, CISSP, CFR, ICATE, MCSE, CCNA, CCNP, CCIP, SCSC and SCECommented:
I use CCleaner and WiseRegistryCleaner... but iI would recommend to check other tools
Argente Registry Cleaner, Auslogics Registry Cleaner, Eusing Free Registry Defrag, Free Windows Registry Cleaner, Registry Clean Expert, Baku, Registry System Wizard, RegSeeker, Defraggler, TweakNow, and IoBit

again ass said by john, playing with the registry UNCAREFULLY while not knowing what you are doing is fatal, so  backup the registry.
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Jason Yousef, MSSr. BI  DeveloperCommented:

I would say CCleaner is good, it's even recommended by Paul Nielsen, A SQL server MVP
http://www.sqlserverbible.com/resources.htm
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Fletcher BurdineTableau Trainer & Consultant Sales Exec.Author Commented:
Those worked. I tried a different one on 5 machines. They all seem to do a good job and they all seem to get the junk off of a machine. This is great thank you.
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