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if i delete a backed up registry could any trojans come back to life a


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if i delete a backed up registry could any trojans come back to life after i delete the backed up copy of the registry? (being) that i edited the original registry now the trojan is gone)

My question is could the reg settings in the backed up copy of the registry come back to haunt me after i delete it forever?
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Unlikely

Have you rebooted since editing the registry

Checked everything runs

Backed up the edited registry
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is there a 'proper way' to delete a backed up registry that might still contain a trojan? (not del or shift + del)
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Get Tune Up, click the yellow tune up icon, click file recovery, click tune up shredder, click next, select the file, set the number of passes as high as you like, run it

Then run through the rest, if you want to

Prefetch is clickable for more information

Click start then run, type prefetch then press enter, click edit then select all, (all files will highlight), right click any file, click delete, confirm

Click start then all programmes, accessories, system tools to run disc clean up

Reboot

Click start then all programmes, accessories, system tools to run defragmenter

Download, install and run
Tune Up 2006 Trial

Run Tune Up disc clean up

Run Tune Up registry clean up

Disable the anti virus programme then click Optimize and Improve to run Reg Defrag, the screen will lose colour during the process which can take a few minutes and then needs a reboot

Check the anti virus programme is running

Those will have cleared the drive of obsolete software errors

These are suggestions for making the most of the free trial

Click optimize and improve then system optimizer to optimize the computer, select computer with an internet connection from the drop down menu, this also requires a reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to accelerate downloads, select the speed just above your actual connection speed, this requires a reboot.

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to run system advisor

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