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15-May-2013, 11:11 AM #16
valis - installed RevoPro, Uninstalled, did advanced uninstall. Appears to have uninstalled everything. On restart, same MachineIdCreator error. AVG is nowhere anywhere to be found (well, somewhere something is amiss, but I don't know what/where...). I went through the registry, searching for 'avg' and found/removed a few more AVG2013 entries. The only avg remnants left are AVGeneral(xxxx) entries, which I did not touch.

MachineIdCreator error persists. Next step?

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15-May-2013, 11:30 AM #17
btw, love the sig.....had to think, and that's always good.....

i'm buried in a bizarre outlook issue currently with outlook2010 and outlookconnector.exe; were it me, I'd back up the registry and dump those files.....but that's me, I'm comfy in the registry.
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15-May-2013, 11:48 AM #18
valis: I'm not in a I really appreciate your time.

When you say "dump those files" I presume you mean all entries with "AVGeneral(xxx)" style wording? I would gladly, only my thought is that these are AV_(General), not AVG_(eneral), if you know what I mean...

I wonder where the MachineIdCreator app is being called from? How/what is deciding it is needed? The AppName is MachineIdCreator.exe, but it is not on my system; likewise the ModName avguidx.dll (except under the "Search Assistant" keys when I use Windows Search to find the file)

Any suggestions?

Wow...what a deeply embedded error...not damaging, I don't think, but a PIA on startup...


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