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Cleaning out the Registry

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by hotskates, Feb 6, 2003.

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  1. hotskates

    hotskates Thread Starter

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    I recently downloaded "regcleaner" and have eliminated many many old software names that I recognized as old deleted programs I used to have. My question is, now that I have narrowed down the registry list to aprox. 300 entries, see attached. Is there another little program to download that will let me know what programs of the 300 are still on my computer, so that I can delete the others? I sure hope so, because I suspect these extras are slowing down my computer. Thanks for any help.
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  2. WhitPhil

    WhitPhil Gone but never forgotten Trusted Advisor

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    In general, having programs installed is not going to affect performance.
    Running them, obviously will.

    In your file there is at least one piece of SpyWare, WildTangent.

    I would download and run SpyBot and see if it finds anything else.

    Then, download and run StartupList

    Copy/paste, back here in another post, the contents of the file that it creates.
     
  3. flawed_cat

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    And I sure wouldn't want any of that "Backweb" stuff on my
    PC. So, unless you actually like all that auto background stuff,
    auto updating, etc., I'd think about dumping it too. I just used
    "regedit" on a friends computer to "Find" all the backweb entries
    and to delete and it puts its tenicles throughout the registry. Kodak gave it to him.
    Little more info:
    http://www.cexx.org/dlgli.htm
     
  4. hotskates

    hotskates Thread Starter

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    HERE ARE MY STARTUP ITEMS:



    --- Startup entries list ---
    Spybot-S&D Startup list report, 2/9/2003 2:22:35 PM

    Located: HK_LM:Run, SystemTray
    file: SysTray.Exe

    Located: HK_LM:Run, ScanRegistry
    file: c:\windows\scanregw.exe /autorun

    Located: HK_LM:Run, TaskMonitor
    file: c:\windows\taskmon.exe
    MD5: A23BCA4B69AC68FD410B6AFCCB11AF07

    Located: HK_LM:Run, LoadPowerProfile
    file: Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme

    Located: HK_LM:Run, Keyboard Manager
    file: C:\Program Files\Netropa\One-touch Multimedia Keyboard\MMKeybd.exe
    MD5: 1D8261D8E8D23B587D14DBFF5B3577B3

    Located: HK_LM:Run, LoadQM
    file: loadqm.exe

    Located: HK_LM:Run, DXM6Patch_981116
    file: C:\WINDOWS\p_981116.exe /Q:A

    Located: HK_LM:Run, Dcfssvc
    file: c:\windows\System32\Drivers\dcfssvc.exe
    MD5: 6F6DCCCBE44FC788305B65894F74DC5F

    Located: HK_LM:Run, POINTER
    file: point32.exe

    Located: HK_LM:Run, VsStatEXE
    file: C:\Program Files\Network Associates\McAfee VirusScan\VSSTAT.EXE /SHOWWARNING

    Located: HK_LM:Run, VsecomrEXE
    file: C:\Program Files\Network Associates\McAfee VirusScan\VSEcomR.EXE
    MD5: B4EB2CE75132A0CA695665C0E9E1317C

    Located: HK_LM:Run, Vshwin32EXE
    file: C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETWORK ASSOCIATES\MCAFEE VIRUSSCAN\VSHWIN32.EXE
    MD5: 60E5CEDB0C7E4357165031AE1BD38E9E

    Located: HK_LM:Run, McAfeeWebScanX
    file: C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETWORK ASSOCIATES\MCAFEE VIRUSSCAN\WebScanX.Exe
    MD5: 81F718752444ED3284AFE9A185A70362

    Located: HK_LM:RunServices, LoadPowerProfile
    file: Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme

    Located: HK_LM:RunServices, SchedulingAgent
    file: mstask.exe

    Located: HK_LM:RunServices, *StateMgr
    file: C:\WINDOWS\System\Restore\StateMgr.exe
    MD5: 02282C55DC8B1BF1FF1180C98D7337D6

    Located: HK_LM:RunServices, StillImageMonitor
    file: C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STIMON.EXE
    MD5: 902252F831D45763F7711B24ED430785

    Located: HK_LM:RunServices, Encompass_ENCMONTR
    file: C:\Program Files\Easy Internet\ENCMONTR.EXE
    MD5: B59EB7D0A3CDB23B6BE02111F928C483

    Located: HK_LM:RunServices, Vshwin32EXE
    file: C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETWORK ASSOCIATES\MCAFEE VIRUSSCAN\VSHWIN32.EXE
    MD5: 60E5CEDB0C7E4357165031AE1BD38E9E

    Located: HK_LM:RunServices, McAfeeWebScanX
    file: C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETWORK ASSOCIATES\MCAFEE VIRUSSCAN\WebScanX.Exe /RUNSERVICES
     
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