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deleting files and registry entries


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racenutalways

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In Sept/2019 I purchased Razer MMO mouse, big mistake, this mouse took over my PC and the game I was playing, Sent it back, refunded, uninstalled software. I deleted all the Razer reference files I could find and my PC came back to normal. Took me another month figuring why my game I have been playing for 2yrs started to act wierd after installing mouse and software.(deleting a file fixed this). Fast forward to today and my PC wouldn't sleep again, monitors did however. I did manage to delete some entries in the registry but they're still 2 entries that won't go away and 6 files in the system32 folder.

 

  I've tried killbox, but I gave me some PendilngFileOperation thingy pop up. 


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Enable the hidden Administrator account

https://www.howtogee...-windows-vista/

then login as Administrator.  (Normally no password).  Take ownership of the key you want to delete then change the permissions to allow you full control.

Do the same to the files that won't delete.


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thanks for that. I managed to delete all files. I still have registry entries that won't delete to "error deleting file" message. And others I couldn't take ownership for whatever reason. I'll try that again later.


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Even when logged in as Administrator it is best to right click on Regedit and Run As Admin.


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