Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

Registry item question


  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 kelleym

kelleym

  • Members
  • 13 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:08:10 PM

Posted 23 September 2009 - 09:42 PM

I have Windows XP Media Edition with a program called Ccleaner on it. When I run this program it shows one item that it won't delete off. It is a registry item. Here is what it says.

Unused File Extension {80b8c23c-16e0-4cd8-bbc3-cecec9a78b79} HKCR\{80b8c23c-16e0-4cd8-bbc3-cecec9a78b79}

I can go to this in REGEdit and it won't let me delete it either. I want to get rid of it. Any suggestions?

Thanks
Kelleym

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


#2 Romeo29

Romeo29

    Learning To Bleep


  • Members
  • 3,194 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Not Telling
  • Location:127.0.0.1
  • Local time:09:10 PM

Posted 23 September 2009 - 10:05 PM

That is an unused file type installed by Avira Antivir version 9.xx. It cannot be removed without you uninstalling Antivir first. You can add this registry key to exclusion in CCleaner through Options > Exclude > Add Registry.
Also BleepingComputer does not advise using the registry cleaning feature of CCleaner. Registry Cleaner programs may cause more problems than they boast of repairing.

Edited by Romeo29, 23 September 2009 - 10:05 PM.





0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users