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November 8, 2004 9:57:03 AM

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Two extra icons (look like the icon of a file with no extension) appear in my
control panel.
1. I can NOT open them
2. I can create shortcuts for them
3. There is not tip showing up when I put mouse pointer over the icon
4. They have NO names

How do I get ride of them??
My system is Windows XP Professional Service Pack 1

Thanks!
Anonymous
November 8, 2004 3:57:25 PM

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Make sure your antivirus software is up to date and run a scan on your
system. Check for any malware on your system, download, install and run Ad
Aware:
www.lavasoftusa.com.

If your system is clear of viruses and malware, try using System Restore to
take your system back to a time before this began, Start\All
Programs\Accessories\System Tools\System Restore.

--
Michael Solomon MS-MVP
Windows Shell/User
Backup is a PC User's Best Friend
DTS-L.Org: http://www.dts-l.org/

"martin" <martin@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:1106ECBA-9B94-4B01-8352-C1FE7F4B357E@microsoft.com...
> Two extra icons (look like the icon of a file with no extension) appear in
> my
> control panel.
> 1. I can NOT open them
> 2. I can create shortcuts for them
> 3. There is not tip showing up when I put mouse pointer over the icon
> 4. They have NO names
>
> How do I get ride of them??
> My system is Windows XP Professional Service Pack 1
>
> Thanks!
>
>
November 9, 2004 5:09:08 AM

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Hi Mike, I did virus scan, ad-aware scan, and tried system restore; but the
problem persists. Thank you anyway!

Martin

"Michael Solomon (MS-MVP)" wrote:

> Make sure your antivirus software is up to date and run a scan on your
> system. Check for any malware on your system, download, install and run Ad
> Aware:
> www.lavasoftusa.com.
>
> If your system is clear of viruses and malware, try using System Restore to
> take your system back to a time before this began, Start\All
> Programs\Accessories\System Tools\System Restore.
>
> --
> Michael Solomon MS-MVP
> Windows Shell/User
> Backup is a PC User's Best Friend
> DTS-L.Org: http://www.dts-l.org/
>
> "martin" <martin@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:1106ECBA-9B94-4B01-8352-C1FE7F4B357E@microsoft.com...
> > Two extra icons (look like the icon of a file with no extension) appear in
> > my
> > control panel.
> > 1. I can NOT open them
> > 2. I can create shortcuts for them
> > 3. There is not tip showing up when I put mouse pointer over the icon
> > 4. They have NO names
> >
> > How do I get ride of them??
> > My system is Windows XP Professional Service Pack 1
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> >
>
>
>
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Anonymous
November 9, 2004 8:18:58 PM

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HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace

Look at the ones with numbers not names.
--
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http://www.uscricket.com
"martin" <martin@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:1106ECBA-9B94-4B01-8352-C1FE7F4B357E@microsoft.com...
> Two extra icons (look like the icon of a file with no extension) appear in my
> control panel.
> 1. I can NOT open them
> 2. I can create shortcuts for them
> 3. There is not tip showing up when I put mouse pointer over the icon
> 4. They have NO names
>
> How do I get ride of them??
> My system is Windows XP Professional Service Pack 1
>
> Thanks!
>
>
November 9, 2004 8:18:59 PM

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Thank you David, but all of them have names. I can recognize they are all
valid control panel icons.

Martin

"David Candy" wrote:

> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace
>
> Look at the ones with numbers not names.
> --
> ----------------------------------------------------------
> http://www.uscricket.com
> "martin" <martin@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:1106ECBA-9B94-4B01-8352-C1FE7F4B357E@microsoft.com...
> > Two extra icons (look like the icon of a file with no extension) appear in my
> > control panel.
> > 1. I can NOT open them
> > 2. I can create shortcuts for them
> > 3. There is not tip showing up when I put mouse pointer over the icon
> > 4. They have NO names
> >
> > How do I get ride of them??
> > My system is Windows XP Professional Service Pack 1
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> >
>
Anonymous
November 9, 2004 8:19:00 PM

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Martin,

Export the branch and post the content here (attachment)

Also check the alternate path in HKEY_CURRENT_USER area. (does not exist by default)
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace]

--
Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
Windows XP Shell/User
http://windowsxp.mvps.org
--------------------------------------------
Using ToolbarCop to remove the unwanted Toolband, Toolbar Icons and BHO:
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/toolbarcop.htm
--------------------------------------------
The Parasite Fight - Quick Fix Protocol:
http://aumha.org/a/quickfix.php
--------------------------------------------
"martin" <martin@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:6A4DCBE7-8AC9-4389-A62E-AB43390F26E9@microsoft.com...
Thank you David, but all of them have names. I can recognize they are all
valid control panel icons.

Martin

"David Candy" wrote:

> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace
>
> Look at the ones with numbers not names.
> --
> ----------------------------------------------------------
> http://www.uscricket.com
> "martin" <martin@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:1106ECBA-9B94-4B01-8352-C1FE7F4B357E@microsoft.com...
> > Two extra icons (look like the icon of a file with no extension) appear in my
> > control panel.
> > 1. I can NOT open them
> > 2. I can create shortcuts for them
> > 3. There is not tip showing up when I put mouse pointer over the icon
> > 4. They have NO names
> >
> > How do I get ride of them??
> > My system is Windows XP Professional Service Pack 1
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> >
>
November 9, 2004 8:19:01 PM

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Ramesh,

I can not find this
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace] in my registry.

Here is the dump of
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace]

---START---
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\Flags]
"desk.cpl"=dword:00000001
"access.cpl"=dword:00000001
"hdwwiz.cpl"=dword:00000001
"keymgr.cpl"=dword:00000001
"inetcpl.cpl"=dword:00000001
"joy.cpl"=dword:00000001
"main.cpl"=dword:00000001
"intl.cpl"=dword:00000001
"mmsys.cpl"=dword:00000001
"sapi.cpl"=dword:00000001
"sysdm.cpl"=dword:00000001
"telephon.cpl"=dword:00000001
"timedate.cpl"=dword:00000001
"powercfg.cpl"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace\Accessibility_Options]
"IconIndex"=dword:0000006e
"Info"="Customizes accessibility features for your computer."
"Module"=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,\
00,25,00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,61,00,\
63,00,63,00,65,00,73,00,73,00,2e,00,63,00,70,00,6c,00,00,00
"Name"="Accessibility Options"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace\Add-Remove_Programs]
"IconIndex"=dword:000005dc
"Info"="Installs and removes programs and Windows components."
"Module"=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,\
00,25,00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,61,00,\
70,00,70,00,77,00,69,00,7a,00,2e,00,63,00,70,00,6c,00,00,00
"Name"="Add/Remove Programs"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace\Date-Time]
"IconIndex"=dword:000000c8
"Info"="Changes date, time, and time-zone information."
"Module"=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,\
00,25,00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,74,00,\
69,00,6d,00,65,00,64,00,61,00,74,00,65,00,2e,00,63,00,70,00,6c,00,00,00
"Name"="Date/Time"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace\Dialing_Options]
"IconIndex"=dword:00000064
"Info"="Configures telephone dialing rules for your location."
"Module"=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,\
00,25,00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,74,00,\
65,00,6c,00,65,00,70,00,68,00,6f,00,6e,00,2e,00,63,00,70,00,6c,00,00,00
"Name"="Dialing Options"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace\Display_Properties]
"IconIndex"=dword:00000064
"Info"="Customizes your desktop display and screen saver."
"Module"=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,\
00,25,00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,64,00,\
65,00,73,00,6b,00,2e,00,63,00,70,00,6c,00,00,00
"Name"="Display"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace\Internet_Options]
"IconIndex"=dword:00001187
"Info"="Configures your Internet display and connections settings."
"Module"=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,\
00,25,00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,69,00,\
6e,00,65,00,74,00,63,00,70,00,6c,00,2e,00,63,00,70,00,6c,00,00,00
"Name"="Internet Options"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace\Printers]
"IconIndex"=dword:0000012c
"Info"="Adds, removes and changes settings for printers."
"Module"=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,\
00,25,00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,6d,00,\
61,00,69,00,6e,00,2e,00,63,00,70,00,6c,00,00,00
"Name"="Printers and Faxes"
@="{2227A280-3AEA-1069-A2DE-08002B30309D}"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace\{0DF44EAA-FF21-4412-828E-260A8728E7F1}]
@="Taskbar and Start Menu"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace\{640167b4-59b0-47a6-b335-a6b3c0695aea}]
@="Portable Media Devices"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace\{6DFD7C5C-2451-11d3-A299-00C04F8EF6AF}]
@="Folder Options"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace\{7007ACC7-3202-11D1-AAD2-00805FC1270E}]
@="Network Connections"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace\{D20EA4E1-3957-11d2-A40B-0C5020524152}]
@="Fonts"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace\{D20EA4E1-3957-11d2-A40B-0C5020524153}]
@="Administrative Tools"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace\{D6277990-4C6A-11CF-8D87-00AA0060F5BF}]
@="Scheduled Tasks"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace\{E211B736-43FD-11D1-9EFB-0000F8757FCD}]
@="Scanners & Cameras"


----END----

"Ramesh [MVP]" wrote:

> Martin,
>
> Export the branch and post the content here (attachment)
>
> Also check the alternate path in HKEY_CURRENT_USER area. (does not exist by default)
> [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace]
>
> --
> Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
> Windows XP Shell/User
> http://windowsxp.mvps.org
> --------------------------------------------
> Using ToolbarCop to remove the unwanted Toolband, Toolbar Icons and BHO:
> http://windowsxp.mvps.org/toolbarcop.htm
> --------------------------------------------
> The Parasite Fight - Quick Fix Protocol:
> http://aumha.org/a/quickfix.php
> --------------------------------------------
> "martin" <martin@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:6A4DCBE7-8AC9-4389-A62E-AB43390F26E9@microsoft.com...
> Thank you David, but all of them have names. I can recognize they are all
> valid control panel icons.
>
> Martin
>
> "David Candy" wrote:
>
> > HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace
> >
> > Look at the ones with numbers not names.
> > --
> > ----------------------------------------------------------
> > http://www.uscricket.com
> > "martin" <martin@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:1106ECBA-9B94-4B01-8352-C1FE7F4B357E@microsoft.com...
> > > Two extra icons (look like the icon of a file with no extension) appear in my
> > > control panel.
> > > 1. I can NOT open them
> > > 2. I can create shortcuts for them
> > > 3. There is not tip showing up when I put mouse pointer over the icon
> > > 4. They have NO names
> > >
> > > How do I get ride of them??
> > > My system is Windows XP Professional Service Pack 1
> > >
> > > Thanks!
> > >
> > >
> >
>
Anonymous
November 9, 2004 9:44:40 PM

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The REG export looks OK, except this entry (missing in my system)

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace\{640167b4-59b0-47a6-b335-a6b3c0695aea}]
@="Portable Media Devices"

Next option is to look for suspicious *.CPL files in Windows\System32 folder.

--
Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
Windows XP Shell/User
http://windowsxp.mvps.org
--------------------------------------------
Using ToolbarCop to remove the unwanted Toolband, Toolbar Icons and BHO:
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/toolbarcop.htm
--------------------------------------------
The Parasite Fight - Quick Fix Protocol:
http://aumha.org/a/quickfix.php
--------------------------------------------
"martin" <martin@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:4CA0BEA2-FB57-4AE0-95F4-68CA0DC5B857@microsoft.com...
Ramesh,

I can not find this
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace] in my registry.

Here is the dump of
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace]

---START---
<snip>
November 9, 2004 9:44:41 PM

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I finally found it's cause by a file "SMSCPL32.cpl" under c:\winnt\system32.
Don't know where it is from.

Thank you all - David, Mike, and especially Ramesh.

Martin


"Ramesh [MVP]" wrote:

> The REG export looks OK, except this entry (missing in my system)
>
> [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace\{640167b4-59b0-47a6-b335-a6b3c0695aea}]
> @="Portable Media Devices"
>
> Next option is to look for suspicious *.CPL files in Windows\System32 folder.
>
> --
> Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
> Windows XP Shell/User
> http://windowsxp.mvps.org
> --------------------------------------------
> Using ToolbarCop to remove the unwanted Toolband, Toolbar Icons and BHO:
> http://windowsxp.mvps.org/toolbarcop.htm
> --------------------------------------------
> The Parasite Fight - Quick Fix Protocol:
> http://aumha.org/a/quickfix.php
> --------------------------------------------
> "martin" <martin@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:4CA0BEA2-FB57-4AE0-95F4-68CA0DC5B857@microsoft.com...
> Ramesh,
>
> I can not find this
> [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace] in my registry.
>
> Here is the dump of
> [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace]
>
> ---START---
> <snip>
>
Anonymous
November 9, 2004 11:54:13 PM

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You're welcome.

Microsoft: SMS (Systems Management Server) - Extra icons left in Control Panel/Clien problems:
http://www.tek-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=339750

Smscpl32.cpl
Windows 32-bit clients
APA and the Advertised Programs Monitor program in Control Panel.


http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/sms/2/...

--
Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
Windows XP Shell/User
http://windowsxp.mvps.org
--------------------------------------------
Using ToolbarCop to remove the unwanted Toolband, Toolbar Icons and BHO:
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/toolbarcop.htm
--------------------------------------------
The Parasite Fight - Quick Fix Protocol:
http://aumha.org/a/quickfix.php
--------------------------------------------
"martin" <martin@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:0685AE07-95DC-40C0-8426-184E4EA17DBB@microsoft.com...
I finally found it's cause by a file "SMSCPL32.cpl" under c:\winnt\system32.
Don't know where it is from.

Thank you all - David, Mike, and especially Ramesh.

Martin

<snip>
Anonymous
November 10, 2004 3:27:21 AM

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Portable media devices is a SP2 specific thing.

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"Ramesh [MVP]" <ramesh@nojunkmails.com@mvps.org> wrote in message news:%23bTMS4lxEHA.2876@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
The REG export looks OK, except this entry (missing in my system)

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace\{640167b4-59b0-47a6-b335-a6b3c0695aea}]
@="Portable Media Devices"

Next option is to look for suspicious *.CPL files in Windows\System32 folder.

--
Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
Windows XP Shell/User
http://windowsxp.mvps.org
--------------------------------------------
Using ToolbarCop to remove the unwanted Toolband, Toolbar Icons and BHO:
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/toolbarcop.htm
--------------------------------------------
The Parasite Fight - Quick Fix Protocol:
http://aumha.org/a/quickfix.php
--------------------------------------------
"martin" <martin@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:4CA0BEA2-FB57-4AE0-95F4-68CA0DC5B857@microsoft.com...
Ramesh,

I can not find this
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace] in my registry.

Here is the dump of
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace]

---START---
<snip>
Anonymous
November 10, 2004 3:27:22 AM

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Thanks David.

Saw the final test? A low scoring game overall.

--
Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
Windows XP Shell/User
http://windowsxp.mvps.org


"David Candy" <.> wrote in message news:ePZYa$lxEHA.1188@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
Portable media devices is a SP2 specific thing.

--
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"Ramesh [MVP]" <ramesh@nojunkmails.com@mvps.org> wrote in message news:%23bTMS4lxEHA.2876@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
The REG export looks OK, except this entry (missing in my system)

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace\{640167b4-59b0-47a6-b335-a6b3c0695aea}]
@="Portable Media Devices"

Next option is to look for suspicious *.CPL files in Windows\System32 folder.

--
Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
Windows XP Shell/User
http://windowsxp.mvps.org
--------------------------------------------
Using ToolbarCop to remove the unwanted Toolband, Toolbar Icons and BHO:
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/toolbarcop.htm
--------------------------------------------
The Parasite Fight - Quick Fix Protocol:
http://aumha.org/a/quickfix.php
--------------------------------------------
"martin" <martin@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:4CA0BEA2-FB57-4AE0-95F4-68CA0DC5B857@microsoft.com...
Ramesh,

I can not find this
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace] in my registry.

Here is the dump of
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace]

---START---
<snip>
Anonymous
November 10, 2004 8:42:14 PM

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No, overseas tests are only on Pay TV and I refuse to spend my life mesmerised by Asian Financial News.

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"Ramesh [MVP]" <ramesh@nojunkmails.com@mvps.org> wrote in message news:%23O%238vynxEHA.4028@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
Thanks David.

Saw the final test? A low scoring game overall.

--
Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
Windows XP Shell/User
http://windowsxp.mvps.org


"David Candy" <.> wrote in message news:ePZYa$lxEHA.1188@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
Portable media devices is a SP2 specific thing.

--
----------------------------------------------------------
http://www.uscricket.com
"Ramesh [MVP]" <ramesh@nojunkmails.com@mvps.org> wrote in message news:%23bTMS4lxEHA.2876@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
The REG export looks OK, except this entry (missing in my system)

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace\{640167b4-59b0-47a6-b335-a6b3c0695aea}]
@="Portable Media Devices"

Next option is to look for suspicious *.CPL files in Windows\System32 folder.

--
Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
Windows XP Shell/User
http://windowsxp.mvps.org
--------------------------------------------
Using ToolbarCop to remove the unwanted Toolband, Toolbar Icons and BHO:
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/toolbarcop.htm
--------------------------------------------
The Parasite Fight - Quick Fix Protocol:
http://aumha.org/a/quickfix.php
--------------------------------------------
"martin" <martin@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:4CA0BEA2-FB57-4AE0-95F4-68CA0DC5B857@microsoft.com...
Ramesh,

I can not find this
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace] in my registry.

Here is the dump of
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace]

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