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Offline abruptum

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AdwCleaner Question
« on: October 22, 2014, 01:40:45 PM »
Is it safe to delete following reg keys ?
Would I end up with broken add-ons and apps ?

Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extension Compatibility\{06E58E5E-F8CB-4049-991E-A41C03BD419E}
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extension Compatibility\{100EB1FD-D03E-47FD-81F3-EE91287F9465}
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extension Compatibility\{258C9770-1713-4021-8D7E-1F184A2BD754}
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extension Compatibility\{2EECD738-5844-4A99-B4B6-146BF802613B}
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extension Compatibility\{31CF9EBE-5755-4A1D-AC25-2834D952D9B4}
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extension Compatibility\{3CA2F312-6F6E-4B53-A66E-4E65E497C8C0}
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extension Compatibility\{43D9E6F0-1776-4897-AE14-ECEDECBAFEC0}
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extension Compatibility\{5A074B29-F830-49DE-A31B-5BB9D7F6B407}
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extension Compatibility\{5AA2BA46-9913-4DC7-9620-69AB0FA17AE7}
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extension Compatibility\{74F475FA-6C75-43BD-AAB9-ECDA6184F600}
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extension Compatibility\{77FEF28E-EB96-44FF-B511-3185DEA48697}
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extension Compatibility\{855F3B16-6D32-4FE6-8A56-BBB695989046}
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extension Compatibility\{97F2FF5B-260C-4CCF-834A-2DDA4E29E39E}
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extension Compatibility\{98889811-442D-49DD-99D7-DC866BE87DBC}
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extension Compatibility\{B580CF65-E151-49C3-B73F-70B13FCA8E86}
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extension Compatibility\{BDEA95CF-F0E6-41E0-BD3D-B00F39A4E939}
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extension Compatibility\{C451C08A-EC37-45DF-AAAD-18B51AB5E837}
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extension Compatibility\{CCC7A320-B3CA-4199-B1A6-9F516DD69829}
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extension Compatibility\{DCC70A83-E184-40A3-906B-779AF5E941C4}
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extension Compatibility\{EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88}

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Re: AdwCleaner Question
« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2014, 09:53:36 PM »
Those are just compatibility markers for certain programmes

The first one is for Upromise IE Toolbar

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Re: AdwCleaner Question
« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2014, 11:09:26 PM »
Thanks, but I don't have that toolbar.Is it possible that legitimate add-ons and apps
are sharing the same reg keys as bad ones.
I've seen it before.Right now,SUPERAntiSpyware is detecting key that belongs to SafeIP as
some Sendori crap.Actually bunch of SafeIP keys are detected by AdwCleaner.If I delete them,
SafeIP doesn't work anymore and I have to install it again and keys are recreated.

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Re: AdwCleaner Question
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2014, 04:35:23 PM »
As empty registry keys they take up no space and do not affect the systems speed so they can be safely left