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Strange Characters in Registry


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Dj J...

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Hiya!

Well I just opened my registry today in Windows XP, and saw this folder with strange characters.
It's located under HKCU, and it has over 1000 characters i think.

The following is a screenshot of it:

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Also, the + sign beside it doesnt work, when I click it, nothing happens..

Is this some SpyWare or something?

Thanks
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matofthemint

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Back up that part of the registry, delete the folder, if every thing goes ok (wait a few days) then you can delete the backup. If not, you can restore the folder from your backup.
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Instead of playing with registry.....

I suggest you go to the Malware Forum and run all the steps located in the START HERE. These self-help tools will help you clean up 70% of problems on your own. If you are still having problems after doing the steps, then please post a HiJackThis Log in THAT forum. If you are unable to run and/or post a HJT log, then post that in your initial post in the topic you create in that forum.

If you are still having problems after being given a clean bill of health from the malware expert, then please return to THIS thread and we will pursue other options to help you solve your current problem(s).
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