Windows 10: Crazy Registry Keys just won't Delete

Discus and support Crazy Registry Keys just won't Delete in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; So, I was doing some system clean up when i was attempting to run an old legacy game that has SecuRom on the disc. This is NOT the problem just... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by JaedenRuiner, Jun 5, 2019.

  1. Crazy Registry Keys just won't Delete


    So,


    I was doing some system clean up when i was attempting to run an old legacy game that has SecuRom on the disc. This is NOT the problem just describing how i got here. I was looking for the Registry Key for the game and i noticed a whole ****-ton of keys directly under HKCU. (they also appear under the associated account under HKEY_USERS).


    There were so many they slowed down the system when RegEdit tried to load. i proceeded to start cleaning them, and have deleted them all multiple times, but everytime i reload RegEdit, they are back. I read there were some problems with browser security in Avast and Avira and other anti-virus software, so i uninstalled in the hopes that i could at least narrow it down, but to no avail.


    What is creating these random HKCU keys, and how do i stop it?


    Thanks

    Jaeden "Sifo Dyas" al'Raec Ruiner


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    :)
     
    JaedenRuiner, Jun 5, 2019
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  2. trodas Win User

    Macromedia Flash registry keys non deletable?

    Hello, friends.
    On friend machine I made the mistake of installing the Adobe Macromedia Flash, instead of just depacking the installer and copy over the relevant files in Firefox plugins. As result, there are several non-deletable (regeditor refuse to delete them, CCleaner did not delete them as well) registry entries:

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    Both from Flash 9b and 10b versions as you can see in the image. Since regedit refuse the delete the keys AND CCleaner also refuse to delete them, I tried even the Registry Booster, yet this one did not even list them as error. If that is significant, I don't know. I just want them to "go away" and don't know how.
    Thinking about Windows PE boot, but not sure if that is safe and if that will allow well me to manipulate with registry... Is not there any other way? There is NOTHING from the flash files in Windows directory at all. All are removed/deleted. I stick with the
    flashplayer.xpt
    NPSWF32.dll
    NPSWF32_FlashUtil.exe
    files extracted from the install and put in Firefox / Plugins, so I will not ever install that crap again. Never did on my machine and no problemo. But in case someone do, is there a known way to fix this? Using the Adobe utility to clean up is NOT the way to do...
    Also installing new version did not seems to fix a thing.
     
    trodas, Jun 5, 2019
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  3. asyntax Win User
    ATITool registry key

    Hello,

    During ATITool installation, the following registry key was added to my registry:

    "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Class\{85b5ddd0-e090-4b15-bdf2-a443a3ca0b66}"

    After uninstalling the program, this key remained. I tried to delete it through the registry editor but it returned the following error:

    "Cannot delete {85b5ddd0-e090-4b15-bdf2-a443a3ca0b66}: Error while deleting key."

    I'm running Vista Home Premium 32-bit by the way. I also tried to change permissions for the key and deleting in safe mode, but neither of those worked either.

    Any ideas on how i can remove this key? Any help is appreciated, thanks.
     
    asyntax, Jun 5, 2019
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  4. Crazy Registry Keys just won't Delete

    How do I delete registry files?

    type in regedit in the search box and press enter. Then from here on, DO NOT TOUCH ANYTHING UNLESS U KNOW WHAT UR DOING!! Go to Hkey_Local_Machine > Software > Then a list of program registry keys will pop up, delete anything that is uninstalled. Make sure u backup the keys unless something goes wrong. To backup, you do: Select a group of keys on the left pane > Right click > Export > name it "whatever.reg" > save it. To import the backup, click the reg file and click "merge"
     
    spearman914, Jun 5, 2019
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