Problem with Key Error

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  1. AnthonyG

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    Tonight I installed a system clean up program and it seems to have messed up my system somewhat.

    Everytime i boot up i get this message.

    Does anyone know how to fix it.

    The program doesnt make a backup before it deleates.

    Thanks
     

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    I checked event viewer and an error message i have got is
     

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  3. Capp

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    the winspool.drv is a driver files used for Printer spooling in Windows.

    Have you tried re-installing your printer(s)?

    Also try stopping the service manually and starting it again.
     
  4. AnthonyG

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    Thanks but i dont have a printer installed or connected, i guess the error is unrelated to the key error im getting?

    I thought they were the same thing.
     
  5. AnthonyG

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    Good Free Registry Repair Program

    Does anyone know of a good free registry repair program i can use, as i seem to be having some problems with a possibly key ive deleated.

    Thanks
    Anthony
     
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    Do you have SNMP installed?

    The error keyId that is presented in your screenshot is dealing with SNMP (according to microsoft...but we'll see)

    If you do, try uninstalling SNMP or disabling it and see if you get the same error.
     
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    Re: Good Free Registry Repair Program

    Hi Anthony1uk,

    One option would be to run Last Known Good Configuration or, if System Restore is running, try reverting to a problem-free restore point.

    Nick
     
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    Which cleanup program? Does it have a backup?
     
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    It was east tec eraser 2005. It doesnt make backups its one of them perminent eraser applications.

    I dont think its a registry problem as i installed the registry backup from 12/02/05 from regseeker, restarted windows and the problem was still there. (at least i tried to reinsert it as im doing a spyware sweep now with Microsoft AS
    and its finding nothing last week i had flashget installed, wonder why it hasnt worked?

    But anyway I think it is a program causing this as the icon at the task manager looks unlike what windows would use.

    does anyone know what it is or what to do
     

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    Sorry just saw your post capp.

    What is snmp, what does it stand for which program?
     
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    I merged your other thread with this one Anthony. No use having two threads on the same subject. Thanks.
     
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    SNMP = Simple Network Management Protocol

    it would be a running service and a Windows Component. (sorry if that is vague)

    What OS are you running?
     
  13. AnthonyG

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    Windows XP home with no service packs. I dont know what this is your referring to but if i dont need it, dont use it then yes i will uninstall it (if someone says how)

    Unfortionaly though about two weeks ago i got a trojan and part of my cleanup was to turn off system restore but i never turned it back on again.

    Thanks
     
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    I would suggest downloading the Sysinternals' Autoruns utility. It will list virtually every possible location that an autostart executable can hide in. This 'realtime' program must be hiding in there somewhere. It may be the realtime monitoring part of some legitimate program, or it may be part of trojan or some other malware. I don't immediately recognize the generic name or the little ambulance icon... but that doesn't mean anything. If it tries to start every time you start Windows, it has to be hiding somewhere and hopefully Autoruns can track it down for you.
     
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    Don't do this if you feel it isn't a possible solutions. It wont hurt anything and can easily be reinstalled (Granted you have an XP disk)

    If it is an SNMP problem

    To install/uninstall it:

    Start | Settings | Control Pannel | Add/Remove Programs

    Click the "Windows Components" button at the left

    Click "Management and Monitoring Tools"

    Click "Details button"

    If will either be checked or unchecked.

    To uninstall:
    Uncheck the box | Click "Ok" | Click "Next" and it will uninstall
     
  16. AnthonyG

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    Thank you everybody for all your help. I have cracked it. It was by luck mostly i went into regseeker to restore a backup of my registry from last week which i did.

    But then afterwards pure by chance i went into the startup icon of it and there was pcdrealtime with the same icon.

    I googled it and it seems to be some program or what not so i just deleated the key for it and deleated the exe from the windows directory and it seems to be gone. Hopefully.

    Thank you everybody for all your help on this i very much appreciate it.
    Anthony
     
  17. Capp

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    Glad to be of service, if I helped at all, and I'm glad you got it corrected

    Good work! :D
     
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