Ben Elliott · Oct 4, 2010 at 09:13 am

REG/RGU Cleaner for Windows Mobile

XDA member OndraSter, creator of the Pinch to Zoom package for resistive screens, has recently updated REG/RGU cleaner: a small yet highly useful tool, which trims the excess off any .reg or .rgu file you might have dumped from your Windows Mobile phone’s registry.

The utility goes through the selected files, collecting registry nodes and overwriting duplicate keys to make the whole file smaller. The file is then saved separately for later use. In addition, REG/RGU cleaner will remove the unnecessary zeros from the start of dword values in the registry to make the key more readable.

As an example, OndraSter says that the tool cut the size of a recent registry dump by 14%. Numerous updated to the application have seen bugs squashed and features refined, and you can access it from the project thread.


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