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Unread postby controlfreak » January 16th, 2006, 3:21 pm


I'm running WinXP SP2 on my computer, and recently downloaded the Autoruns program. One of the files mentioned in it is deskpan.dll under HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Approved

Normally I wouldn't think twice about this, but Autoruns tells me that the file is not found in my system. I doublechecked using explorer's search, and found nothing.

Since the file isn't found, I'd assume deleting the registry key would do little to no harm, but I figured I'd doublecheck before putting myself in a sticky situation. Any ideas?
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Unread postby ChrisRLG » January 16th, 2006, 5:51 pm

Please post a HJT log in the malware removal room and we will have a look.

HJT can be obtained from the downloads page.
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