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Should I remove Registry First Aid?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
47% remove it53% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,036
United States Rank #14,500
Reach 0.0359%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.08 days
533.38 days >
Average installed length: 280.25 days


8.3.0 21.61%
8.2.0 21.33%
8.1.0 6.21%
8.0.1 8.47%
8.0.0 13.28%
7.1.1 9.60%
7.1.0 0.71%
7.0.0 3.53%
6.1.0 8.05%
6.0.0 1.69%
5.0.2 1.13%
4.3.1 1.41%
4.1.0 0.14%
4.0.0 0.42%
3.4.0 1.27%
3.3.1 0.56%
3.1.2 0.28%
3.1.1 0.14%
3.1.0 0.14%

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Registry First Aid

What is Registry First Aid?

Registry First Aid from RoseCitySoftware is registry fixer utility whose purported purpose is to remove redundant items from the Windows registry. The software helps to automate the process of looking for invalid entries, missing file references or broken links within the registry and resolving or removing them. The necessity and usefulness of registry cleaners is a controversial topic, with experts in disagreement over their benefits.


The most used version is 8.3.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is reg1aid32.exe. The software installer includes 43 files and is usually about 18.91 MB (19,833,665 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.registry-repair-software.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\RFA 8\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\RFA 8\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 18.91 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Registry First Aid

Program executable:reg1aid32.exe
Name:Registry First Aid
Registry First Aid, the easy powerful registry maintenance program
Path:C:\Program Files\rfa 8\reg1aid32.exe
Additional files:
  • plg_bho32.dll (by KsL Software) - Registry First Aid (Registry First Aid, the easy powerful registry maintenance program)
  • plg_bho64.dll (by KsL Software)
  • plg_owith32.dll
  • plg_owith64.dll
  • plg_start32.dll
  • plg_start64.dll
  • plg_startshr32.dll
  • plg_startshr64.dll
  • plg_uninst32.dll
  • plg_uninst64.dll
  • reg1aid64.exe
  • RegList32.dll
  • RegList64.dll
  • RFA_start.exe
  • rfagent32.exe
  • rfagent64.exe
  • rfares32.dll
  • rfares64.dll
  • rgc32.dll
  • rgc64.dll
  • rstpnt.exe
  • sysrep32.dll
  • sysrep32.exe
  • sysrep64.dll
  • sysrep64.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • reg1aid32.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Registry First Aid auto' (runs weekly on Sundays at 09:00).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • rfagent64.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'rfagent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\RFA 8\rfagent64.exe".
  • rfagent32.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'rfagent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\RFA 8\rfagent32.exe".

How do I remove Registry First Aid?

You can uninstall Registry First Aid from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Registry First Aid, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Registry First Aid.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Server 2003 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 47%
Keep it 53%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.40%
Windows XP 25.60%
Windows Vista 8.06%
Windows 10 5.80%
Windows Server 2003 0.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.60%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.24%
Windows 7 Professional 12.21%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.90%
Windows 10 Home 1.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.12% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 41.12%
  United States 24.51%
  United Kingdom 4.93%
  Poland 4.28%
  France 2.98%
  Italy 2.98%
  Canada 2.85%
  Austria 1.30%
  Iran 1.30%
  Switzerland 0.78%
  Netherlands 0.65%
  Czech Republic 0.65%
  Brazil 0.65%
  Hungary 0.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.73%
Hewlett-Packard 16.77%
Acer 15.55%
Medion 10.37%
American Megatrends 8.23%
ASUS 3.35%
Intel 3.05%
Sahara 3.05%
Toshiba 3.05%
Samsung 2.74%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.84%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.76%
MSI MS-7369 2.69%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.69%
Gigabyte P55-USB3 2.15%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 1.61%


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