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  1.    24 Oct 2016 #11
    Join Date : Oct 2015
    Posts : 2,256
    Windows 10 Pro X64
    Thread Starter

    Hi,

    Quote Originally Posted by cottonball View Post
    fdegrove,

    Can you tell us what sort of Antivirus, malware protection program is installed on your computer.

    Also, you may want to consider what is mentioned here:
    Registry Cleaners: Digital Snake Oil | Malwarebytes Labs
    I only have MS Windows Defender installed but have a few stand alone apps that I run whenever I suspect something.

    As for Registry Cleaners and consorts, sure there's a lot of junk out there.
    I have my reasons to keep the registry junk free. It's a database after all, no need to fill it with unnecessary entries.
    Whether or not there's any benefit to it is a matter of opinion.

    Cheers,
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  2.    24 Oct 2016 #12
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 824
    Win10/64 Pro 1511 (and 2 Win 7/64 Ult & Pro systems)

    Quote Originally Posted by cottonball View Post
    fdegrove,

    Also, you may want to consider what is mentioned here:
    Registry Cleaners: Digital Snake Oil | Malwarebytes Labs
    Yep, even MS does not support their use:
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2563254

    But to each his/her own...

    MM
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    24 Oct 2016 #13
    Join Date : Oct 2015
    Posts : 2,256
    Windows 10 Pro X64
    Thread Starter

    Hi,

    Yep, even MS does not support their use
    They used to though. Guess too many people messed up their system because they had no clue what they were doing.

    Anyhow, this has been discussed here a couple of times :

    Registry Cleaning

    Cheers,
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  4.    31 Jan 2017 #14
    Join Date : Jan 2017
    Posts : 1
    W10

    ntuser.rhk seem to record the history of the user logon and every search dun over the internet.

    I used every anti-virus tool, junk ware, adware tool not one can detect it as a computer virus or Trojan, worm, back door etc.

    Too me not a virus but part of Metadata collection tool all the ISP providers are required to record for future police request and investigations.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 
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