How to Delete Broken Registry Items in Windows 10

How to Delete Broken Registry Items

How to Delete Broken Registry Items

You need to delete broken registry items on your Windows computer or fix it by following this blog. Unnecessary and leftover registry entries can slow down your computer and cause blue screen of death event. Microsoft recommend to delete broken registry items on your computer for the better performance of your PC.

Run the DISM Command in Command Prompt

When SFC scan fails to delete broken registry items error, our next recommend solution is to try DISM scanning. Like SFC scan DISM -is a command line tool which can be used to prepare, modify and repair the system image file including windows recovery environments, windows setup etc.,

To run the DISM scan follow the below instrcution:

  • Press Windows Key on your Keyboard and type cmd
  • Open CMD as Run as administrator
  • In the CMD screen type DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth and press enter
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  • Be patient while scanning is running and wait for the process to complete
  • Check the result for any fix on corrupted or missing files.
  • Restart your computer on see if DISM scan has delete broken registry items on your computer.

Perform System Restore

How to Fix Broken Registry Items Windows 10

If the above 2 solution didn’t delete broken registry items error on your device, you need to perform the third most recommended system restore solutions. Because system restore is one of the best way to take your Windows Operating system to any early stage where you didn’t had this delete broken registry items issues.

But you need to have System Restore enabled at first in order to get benefits from this very useful windows features. Check this blog to learn How to Perform a System Restore and all of its related question and answers.

Run Automatic Repair/Startup Repair

Performing Automatic Repair is another recommended solution to delete broken registry items error. Automatic Repair can help you delete broken registry items and corrupt or invalid registry keys on your Windows 10 computer.

Unfortunately, Automatic Repair feature is available in the newer versions of Windows but I bet you will be using the latest version of Windows anyhow.

Follow the below steps by steps to instruction to learn on how to delete broken registry items by using Automatic Repair/Startup Repair.

How to Fix Broken Registry Items Windows 10

Reset Windows System to Delete Broken Registry Items

How to Fix Broken Registry Items Windows 10
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If you are still having the delete broken registry items issue on your Windows operating system, then the least solution to fix this error is to reset your Windows 10 OS. But unfortunately, this process will wipe all the software and setting from your computer.

But performing Windows Reset option will 100% delete the registry broken item on your computer. Follow this blog, to learn How to reset Windows 10 Operating System in detailed step by step instruction.

CCleaner Registry Cleaning

How to Fix Broken Registry Items Windows 10

CCleaner is one of the best software to delete broken registry setting on your Windows device. You can use the free version of CClearner to can check and delete broken registry items on your Windows device.

Install the CCleaner software on your computer and go to registry setting in the left corner. There click on a button Scan for Issues, that will scan and list all the missing, broken registry items on your computer. 

Once the scanning is completed you will be shown a list of broken registry items on your device, select all the registry items and click on Fix selected Issues to fix the broken registry items on your device.

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