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(Solved) - HKLM:Run MSConfig C:\WINDOWS\PCHealth\HelpCtr\Binaries\MSConfig.exe /auto??

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  • Started 3 years ago by Mike1030
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Mike1030
Posts: 1021

1. Run> msconfig> displays restart.

2. On reboot this is message is displayed.

3. When clicked on ok.....System config Utility appears again without having run msconfig.

4. Get this entry in CCleaner start up apps.

5. Winpatrol alerts….even if the startup is disabled or removed, same happens if msconfig is run later?

6. Is it a registry issue?

Kindly guide, assist in solving this strange issue.

The OS is clean.

Thanks.

Posted 3 years ago
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praveenkumar80
Posts: 14

Hi Mike,

looks like there is some kind of infection. run Malwarebytes.
Also check in registry for this entry and remove it.
HKLM/software/microsoft/windows/currentversion/run
HKCU/software/microsoft/windows/currentversion/run.
Here, u can find this entry on the right side, highlight that and delete it.
Note: playing with registry is risky. pls take precautions.
Kindly post back the results.
~Praveen.

Posted 3 years ago
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GuiltySpark
GuiltySpark
Posts: 4024

Hi Mike1030,

Have seen this before in XP run SAS www.superantispyware.com and it will pick up something called PCHealth and give you the chance to remove it

*note - Download the portable version to a usb stick for any future hassles. :)

Posted 3 years ago
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Mike1030
Posts: 1021

Thanks for your suggestions........as wrote earlier OS is clean....... http://www.mlin.net/StartupCPL.shtml ...........this fixed the issue.

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