Computer newbies forum: Registry Key inquiry

by: standeb October 13, 2013 6:23 PM PDT

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by standeb - 10/13/13 6:23 PM

Hello all,

I still run XP Pro. SP3, Avast Free Av., SuperAntispyware Pro., and Malwarebytes free edition. System information is as follows:

OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name ARCHER-EBBC5213
System Manufacturer MSI
System Model MS-7597
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 16 Model 5 Stepping 3 AuthenticAMD ~3013 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. V10.2, 3/14/2011
SMBIOS Version 2.5
Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)"
User Name ARCHER-EBBC5213\Smart
Time Zone SA Western Standard Time
Total Physical Memory 4,096.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 1.54 GB
Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
Page File Space 4.59 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys

A. Malwarebytes scan revealed Registry Key {5C321E34-4206-13D1-B2E4-0060975B8649} described as PUPS.
The cause of the scan was because I found the system running slow or unstable.

I will appreciate if any assistance can be given to me to identify this Key and whether it is indeed malware before I delete same and cause myself unwarranted trouble. I tried googling it but got nowhere.

I am thankful for any assistance given.

Standeb.

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