System Configuration Utility

DFX

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as you can see on the screenshot (attached), ive had the blaster virus. is there a way of getting rid of these entires on the msconfig window as these no longer exist so why should they be an option to start up with windows?
 

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GoNz0

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open regedit from the run command and navigate to the keys you need to remove, right click and delete em.
 

Enyo

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The entries are under:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSConfig\startupfolder

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSConfig\startupreg
 

2z

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Enyo ???? sry to correct you but those folders are empty
if you look carefully in msconfig the location of the entry is stated as

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \SOFTWARE \Microsoft \Windows \CurrentVersion \Run

:doh:
 

Enyo

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2zee, when you uncheck an item in msconfig it is placed under one of keys i posted above (which it goes to depends on if it is a run entry or from the startup folder), if it were left in its current location it would continue to load with windows.
 

DFX

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they were in
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSConfig\startupreg

thanks alot
 

2z

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oops sry Enyo & DFX my bad

I'll just go and crawl back under me rock

 

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