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Deleting Registry Keys

By danswebs
Mar 23, 2006
  1. Hello,

    My old router (Netgear ME102) packed up on me a couple of weeks ago and i bought a new router, so i unistalled the old drivers/software for my old router installed the new router and its been running fine for the last couple of weeks. But today i had a couple of critcal errors (one of which restarted my pc) saying it was trying to run the ME102 router. But i have uninstalled all traces of this, but i am wonder and this is the question i am asking: if i delete all registy keys assosiated with this router a) will it solve the problem and b) will it cause harm to my system or other files?

    Thanks in advance,

    Dan
     
  2. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    Answers -
    a)If there are no references to your old router anywhere on the system,it will solve the problem.
    b)If you back up your registry,and your certain what your deleting,no it won`t hurt anything

    Check in msconfig start up,and see if the culprit is in there.
    A good reg cleaner - http://www.majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=2048
    might help.
     
  3. danswebs

    danswebs TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 53

    OK, theres nothing running in msconfig, so ill download this reg cleaner and give that a try,

    Cheers for the help,

    Dan
     
  4. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Uhm.. Routers are network devices. There are no references to your router in the system registry, none that matter anyway. You are better off not installing any software that comes with your router.
     
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