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Postby frank » Wed Jan 31, 2007 11:20 am

I just ran RegSeeker to clean my registry and it shows over 500 entries that need to be removed and a lot of the entries have to do with ActiveX.
I would appreciate any suggestions before I remove them.
The following is a sample.
Thank You.
Frank



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Postby TeMerc » Wed Jan 31, 2007 11:45 am

Frank you can safely remove all related ActiveX or anything else RegSeeker finds for that matter.

I have used that app on countless machines of my own and friends and family and never run into a problem. Just be sure you have the 'Backup before deletion' box[] checked as a precaution.
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Postby frank » Wed Jan 31, 2007 11:50 am

TeMerc,Thanks for the reply,
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Postby frank » Wed Jan 31, 2007 5:30 pm

TeMerc,
FYI:
RegSeeker may have not liked something,because when I removed the Items it broke my AVG 7.5,and the Icons for my local area connection and my wireless connection are missing from my taskbar.
I just thought I would let you know for your personal Info.
I do have the backup and I plan on replacing it tomorrow.

Regards,
Frank

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Postby TeMerc » Wed Jan 31, 2007 5:42 pm

frank wrote:TeMerc,
FYI:
RegSeeker may have not liked something,because when I removed the Items it broke my AVG 7.5,and the Icons for my local area connection and my wireless connection are missing from my taskbar.
I just thought I would let you know for your personal Info.
I do have the backup and I plan on replacing it tomorrow.

Regards,
Frank

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Wow, that's some amount of things to go wrong. I'm very surprised at that. In the past I only had one issue and that was when the first released 1.50, and was fixed in 1.51.

Let me know how the restore goes.
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Postby frank » Thu Feb 01, 2007 6:30 am

FYI:
I did not replace the RegSeeker backup yet.
The PC that I'm talking about is my wireless.
I did however,remove and reinstall my AVG 7.5.(an it is working normal)
I checked and ran all of my programs and everything seems to be working fine,and all my security applications are working and the scans are clean.
My Internet connection and networking of my PC's is working good also.

Why the icons for the local area connection and the wireless connection are missing in my taakbar,is my mystery.(the icons that I'm referring to are the two small pc screens).

If you do not have any more suggestions,I will just install the RegSeekeer backup and see if that clears up the problem.

Thank you ,
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Postby frank » Thu Feb 01, 2007 2:14 pm

FYI:
I reinstalled the RegSeeker backup and it corrected all my problems.
I guess I will not be able to use RegSeeker anymore.

Thanks,
Frank

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Postby Raid » Thu Feb 01, 2007 3:50 pm

Hi Frank,

I use regseeker quiet often here at work, It's the first I've heard of it breaking AVG v7.5; I'm going to do some testing over the weekend and see if I can figure out what went wrong.

Regseeker is usually a well behaved program.

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Postby TeMerc » Thu Feb 01, 2007 4:34 pm

frank wrote:FYI:
I reinstalled the RegSeeker backup and it corrected all my problems.
I guess I will not be able to use RegSeeker anymore.

Thanks,
Frank

Actually, all you need to do is figure out which reg finding was the culprit and de-select it.

No registry cleaner is perfect, RegSeeker included. By doing another scan, and combing thru the findings, you may be able to easily and quickly find the baddie.

Then you can send the developer and email.

Btw, I have AVG7.5 on both of my boxes here along with RegSeeker and no problems. I wonder if it's perhaps something that AVG added in one of daily updates?

Could be AVG is the culprit too.

Raid wrote:I use RegSeeker quiet often here at work, It's the first I've heard of it breaking AVG v7.5; I'm going to do some testing over the weekend and see if I can figure out what went wrong.

Regseeker is usually a well behaved program.

Let us know what you find Raid.
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Postby hewee » Wed Feb 07, 2007 3:01 pm

I have never had any trouble with RegSeeker.
There awas some things I had to watch out for like on the flash plugins I have a batch file to disable the flash so when it is disable regseeks see it as something that needs cleaned up but you don't want to do that.
But you have the exclude list you can add things like that too so they do not show up anymore in a scan.
Like with some program everytime you use it or every time you reboot your PC your see a list that is safe to remove but they will always sho up again. So I added them to the exclude list.

But when I ran regseeker the first time I had so many things to clean up too that I posted. But I made two folder red nd green.
I then went tru and did the green one first and then the red ones. But I did it in groups so that I deleted what I knew first and then the ones i did not know.
But all was ok and I feel safe using regseeker.
Just add to the exclude list on some things you may have.
I don't know why it had a effect on avg because it never did with me but i am using 98SE so maybe your seeing something I don't see.

Plus if I update/upgrade or add or delete a program I do not use regseeker till after I reboot because things can change after a reboot so you don't want to delete some temp type of files.
So maybe that is what happen to you with avg.

I use regseek every day and have for years.

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Postby Raid » Fri Feb 09, 2007 8:56 pm

TeMerc wrote:
frank wrote:FYI:
I reinstalled the RegSeeker backup and it corrected all my problems.
I guess I will not be able to use RegSeeker anymore.

Thanks,
Frank

Actually, all you need to do is figure out which reg finding was the culprit and de-select it.

No registry cleaner is perfect, RegSeeker included. By doing another scan, and combing thru the findings, you may be able to easily and quickly find the baddie.

No need...

It's likely something with the build he was using. I suggest uninstalling/downloading/reinstalling AVG v7.5 and test again. I haven't been able to reproduce the problem. :(

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Postby hewee » Sat Feb 10, 2007 5:14 am

Funny after getting the AVG newer updates on the 8th regseeker can up with thing to clean up on avg and I never seen avg so up in regseeker so I crossed my fingers and cleaned up. Then ran it again and it got one more. Then after another avg update regseeker had more from avg.

Then had to give rights again to zone alarm for avg on the newer things.

But all was ok :)

Then late yesterday I turned and zone asked for avg email right so said yes.

Then I looked by the clock and the avg icon was a smaller grayed out looking one and I went :?:
But I open the control center and seen the email plug-in scanner was disabled so turn it back on and all is ok.

You get the grayed out looking icon if something is disabled to let you know everything is not running.


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