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#1 msjackson

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Posted 16 March 2008 - 09:02 AM

I'm trying to read through the HJT helper tutorial to learn more and understand how HijackThis works. I see an entry in one of the Browser Helper Objects (02) that I don't understnad. It is setup like this

(no name) - some sort of key number - (no file)

well, all of the BHO I can figure out and know what file they belong to except this one. How would I find out what this belongs to so I know it is safe to delete?

Thanks for your help!

#2 Jacee

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Posted 16 March 2008 - 09:35 AM

What's the number? Copy and paste it in your next reply.

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Posted 16 March 2008 - 11:04 AM

Post your log in PC Troubleshooting and a trained helper will tell you what may need fixing. Do it yourself can be dangerous!

However, no name no file is just orphaned registry clutter and you can fix it with no worry. It won't do any harm (or any good, since it's not doing anything).
You can search for the CLSID number here: http://www.castlecops.com/CLSID.html and maybe find out what it was. But often they are random.
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#4 msjackson

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Posted 16 March 2008 - 04:32 PM

Ok. Castlecops says it's a Windows Live Call HoverToCall class Object for Live Messenger (which I have loaded and use). It designated it as a legitimate object so I am not so worried now. The only other item in the whole HJT this list that I can't figure out is

O16 - DPF: CabBuilder - http://kiw.imgag.com...llerControl.cab

I know it's an ActiveX object but there is no key so I can't check it against the SpywareBlaster list.

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Posted 16 March 2008 - 06:25 PM

You can delete it. It will ask you to download it again... if you need it :)

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