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How to delete files in the Startup

Posted on 2008-06-14
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My Notebook was infected by virus. I run Combofix, and the virus was removed. But in the "Startup" of the MSCONFIG, is still showing the box "19496" that was the virus. Besides that I have deleted other programs, that are still in  the MSCONFIG.
How to remove those entries in the Msconfig  "Startup"?
Startup-System-configuration-Uti.JPG
ComboFix.txt
ComboFix-quarantined-files.txt
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while looking into this issue, i found the following link that might help:
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http://windowsxp.mvps.org/MSCONFIG.htm

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Locations of the entries in MSConfig
The enabled/checked items are populated from the following registry locations:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Run
HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Run

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HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows NT \ CurrentVersion \ Windows
Values named Run & Load

The disabled entries are present in these locations:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ Software \ Microsoft \ Shared Tools \ MSConfig \ startupreg
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ Software \ Microsoft \ Shared Tools \ MSConfig \ startupfolder

To remove the entries, start the Registry Editor (regedit.exe) and navigate to the above paths. Backup the key before deleting it.
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by:fcirillo
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The virus directory (or file) present in the Msconfig/startup is not in the two disabled entries you have quoted.
Could you tell?
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by:fcirillo
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Please could you answer?
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by:fcirillo
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The files are there in the place quoted by kanlue, but inside a folder with different name than the virus
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