[BCAB] [BCAb] Registry cleaners

Michael Cassidy mike.cassidy at ntlworld.com
Sun Aug 19 20:32:05 BST 2018


Hi Tom,

Thanks for this; it will save me reinstalling C-Cleaner and I’ll leave registry well alone unless needs must.

Cheers,

Mike

> On 19 Aug 2018, at 09:14, Tom Reid via Bcab <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk> wrote:
> 
> Hi Mike,
> 
> While looking up backup programmes, I came across an article that said registry cleaners were basically pointless. The data base is so big and the changes that are made so small that it isn't worth it. The recommendation was to leave the registry  well alone unless you had a specific problem.
> 
> Tom
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Cassidy via Bcab <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk> 
> Sent: 18 August 2018 22:12
> To: BCAB Discussion List <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Cc: Michael Cassidy <mike.cassidy at ntlworld.com>
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] [BCAb] Registry cleaners
> 
> Hi Steve,
> 
> Ah well! Another bloop; I’ve experienced no damage thus far. So, which cleaner is safe?
> 
> Mike
> 
>> On 18 Aug 2018, at 18:03, Steve Nutt <steve at comproom.co.uk> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> So long as you don't use one of those horrible utilities like CCleaner to clean your registry, they often do more damage than they solve problems.
>> 
>> All the best
>> 
>> Steve
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Michael Cassidy via Bcab <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
>> Sent: 17 August 2018 21:35
>> To: BCAB Discussion List <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
>> Cc: Michael Cassidy <mike.cassidy at ntlworld.com>
>> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Audible UK script error?
>> 
>> Hi Phil,
>> 
>> How about checking the version? Uninstall and do a registry clean, and then be sure to install v.5.5.0.8.
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> 
>> Mike
>> 
>>> On 17 Aug 2018, at 14:55, Phil Smalley <phil.smalley at whitecane.plus.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi Mike and all,
>>> 
>>> Thanks for your comment regarding versions Mike.
>>> 
>>> Following remote access from audible and a subsequent reboot, I found the audible manager would then not even load.  Not to be beaten so easily, I uninstalled and installed again.
>>> 
>>> At this stage the audible manager would load, but the script error appeared when trying to activate the victor reader stream.
>>> 
>>> My windows 7 Pro 32 bit   has since rebooted and again, the audible manager will not load.
>>> 
>>> This is a classic symptom of first or second line support having more access than they reasonably know what to do with.  I am extremely disappointed and annoyed with the more than useless support service.
>>> 
>>> If anyone has ideas how to rectify the problem they have caused in order that I can return to the original state of affairs, I'd be most grateful.
>>> 
>>> The message displayed when selecting from the Desktop or "program files\audible\bin\manager.exe" is:
>>> 
>>> Windows cannot access the specified path, device or file.  You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item.
>>> 
>>> Kind regards
>>> 
>>> 	Phil
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Michael Cassidy via Bcab [mailto:bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk]
>>> Sent: 17 August 2018 11:43
>>> To: BCAB Discussion List
>>> Cc: Michael Cassidy
>>> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Audible UK script error?
>>> 
>>> Hi Phil,
>>> 
>>> Which version of Audible Manager are you using? Version 5.5.0.8 seems to work well with Windows 10, whereas the updated version doesn’t work well for us. The program will keep asking you if you wish to update components; just say No!
>>> 
>>> Hth,
>>> 
>>> Mike
>>> 
>>>> On 15 Aug 2018, at 19:25, Phil Smalley <phil.smalley at whitecane.plus.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Hi Steve,
>>>> 
>>>> New to audible, I'm feeling rather cross with them thanks to the 
>>>> script errors I'm having when trying to activate my Humanware Victor Reader stream.
>>>> 
>>>> Where can the Audible download Manager to which you refer be 
>>>> obtained and will this solve my difficulties?
>>>> 
>>>> Kind regards
>>>> 
>>>> 	Phil
>>>> 
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Steve Nutt [mailto:steve at comproom.co.uk]
>>>> Sent: 14 August 2018 22:10
>>>> To: 'BCAB Discussion List'
>>>> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Audible UK script error?
>>>> 
>>>> Hi Henry,
>>>> 
>>>> I don't know the answer to your problem, but I think we all need to 
>>>> think about moving away from Audible Manager.  It is never going to 
>>>> get updated itself.  You can just use Audible Download Manager to 
>>>> download files and then copy and paste them to your device.
>>>> 
>>>> All the best
>>>> 
>>>> Steve
>>>> 
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: henry at henryandangela.co.uk <henry at henryandangela.co.uk>
>>>> Sent: 14 August 2018 20:04
>>>> To: 'BCAB Discussion List' <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
>>>> Subject: [BCAB] Audible UK script error?
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Good Evening folks
>>>> For the past week or so there has been a script error when 
>>>> downloading a book from my Audible.co.uk library.  The book will 
>>>> download but fails to be imported into Audible manager where it is 
>>>> normally transferred to an SD card.
>>>> I have called and emailed Audible  several times but just receive a 
>>>> standard reply stating the technical department is aware of this 
>>>> error and awaiting an update.
>>>> As an annual 24 book subscriber I am not a happy bunny. 
>>>> Please does anyone know of a direct contact at Audible where I can complain?
>>>> 
>>>> Best wishes
>>>> Henry
>>>> 
>>>> 
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