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Help deleting registry keys


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Vincevin

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a few months back i installed a suck-up program called 'Tiny Personal Firewall'.

The stupid thing hung up my PC a zillion times. So i 'think' i uninstalled it(maybe deleted it in a fit of rage)

Now, its process can still be seen in Run->services.msc

And i cannot delete the registry values using tools such as RegOrganizer or even manually using Regedit.

Can some one tell me how i can remove the registry keys?

Thanks a ton

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back2killah

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Make sure you back up your registry before you make any changes.

In the Services MMC, double click on the service name. This should bring up a small window w/ various info: Service Name, Display Name, Path to Executable, etc. Take note of the Service Name.

In regedit, go to HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services. In the right panel, you should see a list of all the services running on your computer. Find the one that matches the Service Name that you noted earlier. If you're an administrator on the PC, you should be able to delete it.
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Howdy:

Or, re-install it and remove it properly this time!!

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Howdy:

Or, re-install it and remove it properly this time!!

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You da man! Good answer :tazz:
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Well, that always seemed to work for me!! :tazz:

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Thanks for The info back2killah!!!!

Oh, and Mr.Murray, if i DID have the setup files, i would have done what you said first!

Howdy:

Or, re-install it and remove it properly this time!!

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Well, you did install it once, so what did you do with the program?? :tazz:

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