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Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by SilverSurf, May 17, 2019.

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  1. SilverSurf

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    Hello All

    I have 50 registry entries all starting with S-1-5-90-3 etc. What do they refer to.

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  2. jmatt

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  4. SilverSurf

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    Hello All

    I had hoped that someone might be able to answer my question, especially if it's a security issue.
     
  6. Cookiegal

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    I doubt it's malware-related. It's important to know where the keys are located and what sub-keys follow and data they contain. Please give the entire branch to some of them as samples. Depending on the results I may ask you to export some of them and upload them here.

    Also, how did you find all of these keys?
     
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  7. SilverSurf

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    Hello Cookiegal

    Thanks for your reply. I found them after uninstalling Acronis as it left several files and folders behind, the only way to delete some of these I had to delete registry keys of Acronis. Since my first post where I stated their were 50 entries there are now only 4. I hope the enclosed file will help you to help me.

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  8. Cookiegal

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    So the key you are displaying (highlighted in blue) is not the same as the one you originally posted.

    Original post: S-1-5-90-3 etc
    Now: S-1-5-20

    Is it because the screenshot doesn't go down far enough to display that key or you were wrong about the digits?
     
  9. AmyToo

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    Totally normal.
     
  10. Cookiegal

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    It depends which one he's asking about.
     
  11. SilverSurf

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    Hello Cookiegal

    Now I am confused and have managed to confuse you. In my original post I gave this info:- S-1-5-90-3, as JM pointed out it should have had an extra digit:-S-1-5-90-0-3. At the time of posting there were 50 entries with similar numbers, I have no idea why but today that is now only 4. I don't know how to give you the information you need to help me so as my PC is running OK maybe it's best to leave things for a while.
    Many thanks for your time, it's appreciated.

    Regards SilverSurf
     
  12. jmatt

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    Yep, you have legitimate numbers.
     
  13. Cookiegal

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    What confused me was that you indicated initially it was S-1-5-90-3 etc. The etc. led me to believe it was followed by another series of numbers which it should not be.

    You were able to provide a screenshot of some SIDs but it doesn't go down far enough to display the one in question.

    However, if you're not having any issues I'd say leave it alone. In the future, you should not be venturing into the registry and deleting keys as you could cause a lot of damage. Best to ask here first for guidance.
     
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  14. SilverSurf

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    Hello Cookiegal - Your comment about the registry has been noted. I will mark this as solved.
     
  15. Cookiegal

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    Sounds good SilverSurf. You're welcome. :)
     
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