HKLM LASTGOOD

I have hundreds of entries in HKLM\SYSTEM\LASTKNOWNGOODRECOVERY\LASTGOOD

My scanner says there is something evil in there, but I don't see anything.  What do you have in yours?
And what happens if I delete everything that is in there?  What is this location good for?  What does it do?
LEECHIPTURNERAsked:
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SheharyaarSaahilCommented:
Hello LEECHIPTURNER =)

Does ur scanner names the offenidng keys or just point to the HKLM\SYSTEM\LASTKNOWNGOODRECOVERY\LASTGOOD folder ??
coz i have this folder and i have those .inf and .pnf files there !!
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DVation191Commented:
LEECHIPTURNER, delete the entire "Lastgood" folder. Windows will recreate it with good files if necessary on next reboot.

As you can see, this is a spot some malware likes to hide.
http://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/virusencyclo/default5.asp?VName=TROJ_AGENT.CA

Delete the LASTGOOD key and reboot.
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SheharyaarSaahilCommented:
If u are going to delete this folder, make a backup of it first.... although i really think that the entire folder is not required to delete, it must contain some offending files like,
"INF/oem26.inf" (its .pnf version)
"INF/twaintec.inf" ( its .pnf version)
"INF/twtini.inf"  (its .pnf version)
"INF/payload2.PNF (its .pnf version)

so if u have these keys... ur virus\malware scan can track them ad that's why pointing to this folders in registry !!
BTW this folder contains the information for the Lask Known Good Configuration in case when u pc crash and u need to use this feature !! :)
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DVation191Commented:
"BTW this folder contains the information for the Lask Known Good Configuration in case when u pc crash and u need to use this feature !! :)"

If you delete the folder, and reboot once, it will rebuild the "last known good configuration" ... only virus and malware free!  
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DVation191Commented:
thank you
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