Windows Vista forum: Deleting registry value file

by: kevinallen12 December 22, 2012 11:09 AM PST

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Deleting registry value file

by kevinallen12 - 12/22/12 11:09 AM

I have an Acer Aspire 5610 Laptop with Windows Vista Home Premium. Every time my computer boots up I get this error "Could not load Users\Kevin\LOCALS~1\Temp\1f71ffe60019e08e.exe "

So I found the problem by going to "Regedit" then onto "HKEY _CURRENT_USER" >"Software">"Microwsoft">"Win NT">Current Users>Windows>Load> C:\Users\Kevin\LOCALS~1\Temp\1f71ffe60019e08e.exe I tried deleting this value but all I get is

"Deleting certain registry values could cause system instability are you sure you want to permanently delete this value?"

I then click yes and get "Unable to delete all specified values"

What am I doing wrong? Thanks

Regardless, the fact remains that I have a registry entry pointing to an executable that no longer exists.

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