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#1 ashy_mashy



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Posted 02 July 2004 - 03:05 PM

I did all of the things below the stars which I was told in topic http://www.spywarein...?showtopic=8362, However the file found was called a different file to kbd.dll. I forgot to memorise what the file was called and went on deleting the value field of "AppInit_DLLs", when I went to find the file in the system32 folder I realised I dont know the name of the file. What can I do to find the name of that file again (ie. reset the AppInit_DLLs value field)

Click here to download and install Registrar Lite. Install, run, copy and paste this line to reglite's address bar:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\\AppInit_DLLs

Use the Registrar Lite program again. Copy and paste the key below into reglite's address bar and hit 'Go':

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows

Right-click on the Windows key in the left pane and rename it to something else - for example:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\NotWindows

DoubleClick "Appinit_Dlls" value on right pane and erase the data in the 'Value' box at the the bottom of the new pane. The data to remove will be:

"C:\WINDOWS\System32\kbd.dll", hit 'Apply' and 'Ok' to set.

Rename 'NotWindows' back to 'Windows' in the left pane, close Registrar Lite and reboot the computer. If all goes well the hidden process will not run at startup and you should now be able to find and *see* the kbd.dll in C:\WINDOWS\System32.

#2 PGPhantom


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Posted 31 August 2004 - 12:26 PM

Due to the time passed ...
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