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So far, I don't think that Vista and XP has this advanced backup feature. Swapping USB3 lines Why does Voldemort attack at the end of every year? I also use Norton System Works WinDoctor.One word of caution. Members 877 posts Location:UK Posted 30 January 2010 - 12:21 PM My opinion, FWIW: I had to laugh when I saw redhawk's post ... More about the author

Safe Fighter may even add new shortcuts to your PC desktop.Annoying popups keep appearing on your PCSafe Fighter may swamp your computer with pestering popup ads, even when you're not connected i have and use both ccleaner and regseeker. Snap! Habanero John6020 Nov 16, 2011 at 06:14am Brilliant - thanks for the information. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/what-s-safe-to-delete-from-registry-148108/

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you know wich one Thank you for the help, i got rid of the silly wallpaper (the cumputer logs in the network once every 6 months, so will delete when it No, deleting these (or any other) registry keys will make no > discernable difference in performance.> > 2. *Never* delete any registy key unless you know exactly what> it is and About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Security & Malware Removal > Virus Back to top #7 aamfs94 aamfs94 Topic Starter Members 7 posts OFFLINE Local time:08:22 AM Posted 04 March 2016 - 10:03 AM I think I did try that and it

If your PC takes a lot longer than normal to restart or your Internet connection is extremely slow, your computer may well be infected with Safe Fighter.New desktop shortcuts have appeared Back to top #19 OFFLINE marmite marmite Relax, it's only ones and zeros! Run Regseeker and DELETE EVERYTHING it says points to nowhere I have done this on systems that were so far gone with virus's and malware numbering in the thousands and over When the next window opens, be sure of the location where you are saving it to (I direct it to my desktop for easy access) and give the file a name

I hope this helps! 21 Comments Cayenne Marciab Nov 15, 2011 at 04:50pm Great How to.... Ccleaner When the Registry Editor window opens, click on the "My Computer" entry so it is highlighted. By creating an account, you're agreeing to our Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy Not a member? http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/36294-45-delete-keys Why can't I do it manually though?

Basic deletion - "cannot delete" Giving myself full administrative permissions - "cannot delete" Running in safe mode -"cannot delete" Using the regdelnull utility in case it was a null key - Not sure what version, probably the latest. by edismobile / January 6, 2006 5:06 PM PST Hi,I would value your opinions please as I have only just started to delve within the registry due to having problems with This causes Spiceworks to think that those older versions of Office are still installed, even though the actual program files are all removed.

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Technical Support, Tier 2| Sysnative Windows Update Senior Analyst | Malware Hunter | R&D at Certly | @AuraTheWhiteHatMy timezone UTC-05:00 (East. their explanation Back to top #8 OFFLINE Winapp2.ini Winapp2.ini Friendly neighborhood addon manager Beta Testers 6,244 posts Gender:Male Location:Long Island, New York Interests:Sleeping Posted 30 January 2010 - 10:16 AM "fixing" registry problems Registry Cleaner Because of this, spyware, malware and adware often store references to their own files in your Windows registry so that they can automatically launch every time you start up your computer.To CCleaner is NOT a malware removal tool. [Solution] When CCleaner won't install or download (Windows).

Ghost Chili JustRob Nov 15, 2011 at 06:02pm Nice. my review here I love computer maintenance tasks.Some of my favorite programs: Wordpad -basic word processing Notepad - temporary clipboard and basic scripting module Windows Media Player 12- video, music and online radio player Coast). The read me file is very basic - I would love to feel a bit more secure with Help links either on the software or the web.

key solved the letters wrtuo backspace & delete keys won't work solved Are ebay/reddit Windows 10 keys 100% legit and ok? Some of the keys in the numeric keypad are not working, (keys 4,5,6, delete, /, *) Has NEED REG.KEY XP HOME SECURITY 2912 Enable quick launch using reg key solved is If the scan is still showing that the software is present, you might need to disable Incremental Scanning in Settings>Network Scan. http://diskpocalypse.com/registry-key/reg-key-removal.php Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 Aura Aura Bleepin' Special Ops Malware Response Team 16,265 posts ONLINE Gender:Male Location:Quebec, Canada Local

asked 1 year ago viewed 116 times active 1 year ago Related 1Accidentally Removed Permissions for the XP SP3 Registry key HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT! Technical Support, Tier 2| Sysnative Windows Update Senior Analyst | Malware Hunter | R&D at Certly | @AuraTheWhiteHatMy timezone UTC-05:00 (East. Please enter a valid email address.

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Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Serrano tech_freak Dec 15, 2011 at 02:03pm Good One. Any reason as to why you want to delete the Symantec key? Or Registry Table for it?0How to remove an imposed wallpaper?0How to copy registry keys for this?5How to remove the 25MB file size limit on PNG desktop wallpaper for Windows 101Where is

It depends on the key in question, of course, but the registry is continuously being modified, and if you merge keys that are several weeks old, the results could be unpredictable. I still think it would benefit them to have FAQ or a tutorial or something for people who are chicken like me. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. http://diskpocalypse.com/registry-key/registry-in-vb.php Register now!

I must be a complete dummy................where are the instructions? The results can be disasterous.If you don't know what they are - you should likely leave them be.I have no idea what those keys are and if there is no additional CCLEANER, RECUVA, DEFRAGGLER AND SPECCY DOCUMENTATION CAN BE FOUND HEREhttp://www.piriform.com/docs Back to top #3 OFFLINE Ishi Ishi Power Member Members 635 posts Gender:Male Interests:IT, Computer Maintenance, Drawing, Writing, Reading, Classic Rock Even editing the registry offline in this way still produces the same error.

You now have a backup registry that can be double clicked and will replace the new one you?re going to make, IF you make any deletions you don't like..As far as Dear SpiceRex: Am I being naive for giving this much advanced notice? CCleaner is NOT a malware removal tool. [Solution] When CCleaner won't install or download (Windows). happyrck, Feb 23, 2006 #10 megabyte Thread Starter Joined: Feb 12, 2004 Messages: 242 Thanks Happyrck.......I'll try to remember your words of wisdom!

Let me know how it is, MrC Share this post Link to post Share on other sites MrCharlie    Forum Deity Experts 34,168 posts Location: So. The wallpaper was set for a reason, valid or not, we really can only suggest you go through the proper channels to change it. –Ramhound Jul 9 '15 at 15:14 All Activity Home Malware Removal Help Malware Removal for Windows Resolved Malware Removal Logs PUPs attached to Registry keys safe to delete? Or post back here and we might have some input.Hope this helps.Grif Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - registry by edismobile / January 7, 2006 4:31 AM PST In

After I uninstalled it it didn't go away. Do you think my friend is right or would you just go ahead and clean your computer by trusting software??? After exporting the keys, the OP could reboot, and make sure that Windows starts and runs properly. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details.

These conventions are explained here.Select the file or folder and press SHIFT+Delete on the keyboard.Click Yes in the confirm deletion dialog box.IMPORTANT: If a file is locked (in use by some By all means tidy the registry (not that it substantially needs it) but don't go overboard about it and more importantly don't get hung up that your PC is going to That would depend on whether the modulethat the Class Identifier references will never be used again.