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How do I get rid of those «HKLM sofware»... ?


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#1 HugoSenecal

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Posted 02 September 2014 - 08:05 PM

Hi!

 

I really need to get rid of these Registered HKLM files. They seemed to be innofensive and installed by Microsoft but since I have them, my computer is very slow.

Here they are:

1-HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current\Version\Winlogon

2-HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current\Version\Winlogon

3-HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components

 

I suspect that they are more of them

Please help me as my antivirus can not do the job!

Thanks,

Hugo



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Posted 02 September 2014 - 08:33 PM

Are you referring to registry entries?



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Posted 03 September 2014 - 06:18 AM

Not to sure, I am not that familiar with that... Can you help?



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Posted 03 September 2014 - 10:34 AM

Well...what makes you think that you need be concerned about these entries?  What you posted are registry entries.

 

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Posted 03 September 2014 - 11:42 AM

You do not want to delete anything from the registry without knowing exactly what you are doing.  If you make a mistake in editing the registry you can turn your computer into a very expensive door stop.


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Posted 03 September 2014 - 11:44 AM

Those registry entries are needed by Windows so that your operating system functions the way it is supposed to function.

Simple reason your antivirus can't do the job-they are not viruses.

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Posted 03 September 2014 - 03:36 PM

They seemed to be innofensive and installed by Microsoft but since I have them, my computer is very slow.

 

What makes you think that they are the cause of your computer being slow?  What do you mean by "innofensive"?  Where are you getting your information from?

 

As Queen-Evie said, they are an integral part of Windows.  If you delete these registry entries your computer may not boot.



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Posted 03 September 2014 - 10:09 PM

I got curious about the effects deleting the entries would cause.

I have a computer that I tried it one, well with only one of them. It would be no big deal if that computer got borked. I could always reinstall the OS.

The one I tried to delete was the first one. Lo and behold, it would not delete. Having said that, it could possibily delete for someone else.




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