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June 26, 2005 6:11:02 PM

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XP, SP2 , Norton Antivirus, MS Antispyware, Safe Mode, MS Registry Adware Tool
I cannot delete the Regitstry keys

ADP UrlCatcher
TBPS Plugin

Which are Adware

Thanks

Ralph
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June 26, 2005 6:25:28 PM

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While in Regedit what do you see when you right click (on a KEY you are
trying to delete) and then select PERMISIIONS? Is the Full Control check box
checked?

Notice I said KEY (with an icon that looks like a folder).

--
Michael



"Ralph" <Ralph@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> XP, SP2 , Norton Antivirus, MS Antispyware, Safe Mode, MS Registry Adware
> Tool
> I cannot delete the Registry keys
>
> ADP UrlCatcher
> TBPS Plugin
>
> Which are Adware
>
> Thanks
>
> Ralph
Anonymous
June 26, 2005 7:10:04 PM

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You may also want to try these steps.

Run MSCONFIG.EXE and disable as many startup applications as possible.

When you run Ad-Aware SE in Safe Mode, shutdown as many running applications
as possible prior to running the scan.

That should completely remove this Spyware.

Then you can-reanble startup applications in MSCONFIG again.

Let us know if this helps.




"Ralph" <Ralph@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> XP, SP2 , Norton Antivirus, MS Antispyware, Safe Mode, MS Registry Adware
> Tool
> I cannot delete the Regitstry keys
>
> ADP UrlCatcher
> TBPS Plugin
>
> Which are Adware
>
> Thanks
>
> Ralph
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Anonymous
June 26, 2005 7:32:27 PM

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What is MS Registry Adware Tool?

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Hope this helps. Let us know.

Wes
MS-MVP Windows Shell/User

In news:4D91F550-1791-40AB-BEE2-9CC4A55B9785@microsoft.com,
Ralph <Ralph@discussions.microsoft.com> hunted and pecked:
> XP, SP2 , Norton Antivirus, MS Antispyware, Safe Mode, MS Registry Adware
> Tool I cannot delete the Regitstry keys
>
> ADP UrlCatcher
> TBPS Plugin
>
> Which are Adware
>
> Thanks
>
> Ralph
June 26, 2005 7:47:08 PM

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"Ralph wrote:"
> XP, SP2 , Norton Antivirus, MS Antispyware, Safe Mode, MS Registry Adware
Tool
> I cannot delete the Regitstry keys; ADP UrlCatcher and TBPS Plugin Which
are Adware

Download HijackThis this program shows all active processes including normal
system processes, so be sure you know what to delete, then select ADP and
TBPS and click on Fix checked, them click on Config.... then Backups and
delete the ADP and TBPS backups... for better results do this in safe mode,
also check on Start\Run\type; msconfig and hit enter\look in Startup tab and
disable the adware/spyware processes.... next go to the registry keys shown
bellow and delete the adware/spyware values and restart the computer.
http://www.majorgeeks.com/downloads31.html

Also for more effective antispyware programs install the following programs
from the same majorgeegks antispyware page. Be sure to update them after the
installation. Programs are: Adaware SE Personal Edition, Spybot Search &
Destroy, SpywareBlaster and CWShredder

Look at these registry keys and delete any suspicious values. active running
processes like the antivirus with several values, the Office shortcuts bar,
Messenger and startup programs set values in these registry keys but also
adware, spyware, trojans and virus show up here so make sure you know what
to delete.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
You could also take a look on the HKEY_USERS hive in the registry editor..
you have to look in all the Run keys following the same path as in the
HKLM or HKCU. The number of Run keys to look into would be according to the
number of user accounts on your machine.

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"Ralph" <Ralph@discussions.microsoft.com> escribió en el mensaje
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> XP, SP2 , Norton Antivirus, MS Antispyware, Safe Mode, MS Registry Adware
Tool
> I cannot delete the Regitstry keys; ADP UrlCatcher and TBPS Plugin Which
are Adware
>
> Thanks
>
> Ralph
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