deleting file from registry

  pvsdb 18:50 22 Mar 2004
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Thanks to this forum I got rid of popups which were messing up my system but now I get a message at startup saying 'file xxx does not exist ...' and saying I should remove it from the registry. Don't know how to do this - any ideas please. I appreciate your help.

  citadel 18:55 22 Mar 2004

go to start , run, type in regedit. Do not delete anything unless you are 100% sure you know what it is.

  spikeychris 19:40 22 Mar 2004

Whats the file, I would be careful, there are malicious scripts that encourage these acts when all is well.

  TommyRed 21:49 22 Mar 2004

It can be very dangerous to mess in the registry unless you have backed it up. Start>run>regedit>file>export to say your desktop. If you have a problem I think you just double click on it. HTH TR

  VoG II 21:53 22 Mar 2004

Yes, better off going to Start, Run, type in

msconfig

click OK

Go to the startup tab, untick xxx there, OK your way out and restart the comp.

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