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Adw Cleaner deleted 12 registry keys


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#1 baazi

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Posted 21 February 2018 - 11:23 PM

I ran a scan of Adw cleaner and it detected some registry keys as harmful.  Normally, I don't delete registry keys detected by any security software but this time I accidentally clicked on "clean detected items".  Below are list of registry keys that were deleted.  Are they important? Is there a way to restore them?
 
Deleted: [Key] - HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{EBC25CF6-9120-4283-B972-0E5520D00004}
Deleted: [Key] - HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{EBC25CF6-9120-4283-B972-0E5520D00005}
Deleted: [Key] - HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{EBC25CF6-9120-4283-B972-0E5520D00006}
Deleted: [Key] - HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{EBC25CF6-9120-4283-B972-0E5520D00007}
Deleted: [Key] - HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{EBC25CF6-9120-4283-B972-0E5520D00008}
Deleted: [Key] - HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{EBC25CF6-9120-4283-B972-0E5520D00009}
Deleted: [Key] - HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{EBC25CF6-9120-4283-B972-0E5520D0000A}
Deleted: [Key] - HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{EBC25CF6-9120-4283-B972-0E5520D0000B}
Deleted: [Key] - HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{EBC25CF6-9120-4283-B972-0E5520D0000C}
Deleted: [Key] - HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{EBC25CF6-9120-4283-B972-0E5520D0000D}
Deleted: [Key] - HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{EBC25CF6-9120-4283-B972-0E5520D0000E}
Deleted: [Key] - HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{EBC25CF6-9120-4283-B972-0E5520D0000F}
 
Please assist.
 
Thank you.

Edited by baazi, 21 February 2018 - 11:25 PM.


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#2 DavidLMO

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Posted 21 February 2018 - 11:53 PM

Restore if you have it turned on and you are worried.  No clue what those are.



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Posted 22 February 2018 - 06:56 AM

A CLSID or Class ID is a globally unique identifier that identifies a class or type of data inside Windows Component Object Model (COM) to facilitate communication between different applications and languages. CLSID's represent an id (object) for an application or ActiveX control that is used by Windows to identify software components without having to know their name. The CLSID structure wraps the COM class identifier structure, which serves as a unique identifier for a specific COM class. The COM is a language-independent way for programs on top of windows to exchange information. Pieces of information inside of COM are represented as classes (descriptions of a particular type of object) which can have executable code attached to them and contain a user-defined amount and type of data.

Each CLISD has a unique 128-bit number composed of a combination of letters and numbers spelled in hex, within a pair of braces such as {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} which are stored in the Windows registry.CLSID's are typically related to Browser Helper Objects (BHOs), Toolbars (TBs), SearchHooks (SHs) and Explorer Bars (EBs) which can be legitimate or related to malware, adware or potentially unwanted items. In many cases, you can use the SystemLookup CLSID list to identify specific CLISDs if they have previously been identified. If SystemLookup is unable to identify the CLSID, then sometimes a simple Google search will provide that information.
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Posted 22 February 2018 - 09:24 AM

Hi, baazi!

 

And since AdwCleaner's detected registry items clearly are malware, you should NOT restore them. :exclame:

 

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