Have a problem with regedit.....help?

By torrenter ยท 4 replies
Apr 28, 2006
  1. Hi guys! Trying to get rid of an old Alcohol Driver/pnp BIOS extension and using regedit to delete the keys/entries with the old driver name in won't work. I keep on getting 2 errors that I cannot delete them. "Error while deleting key" and "Unable to delete all specified values." Does anyone know what could be causing this? Thanks for any help.
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Have you tried reinstalling Alcohol120% and then unmounting any virtual drives created with the application, then uninstalling the programme?

    Regards Howard :)
  3. torrenter

    torrenter TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 166

    Thanks Howard, I've just managed to delete the entries. Turns out I had to right click and adjust permissions. So I was allowed to amend/delete. Funny that "Administrator" wasn't on the list of people who could change registry..I had to allow/click full control on "everyone" before it could work. I don't get the "Found New Hardware" wizard popping up on startup now.
    However, do you know how to stop a folder opening up on startup? The folder I have in question is C:program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI. I had this problem some time back, went away and now is back. Can't find it as a startup process so don't know how to stop it.
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Take a look HERE. Whether this will help in your case, I don`t know.

    Regards Howard :)
  5. torrenter

    torrenter TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 166

    Thanks for the help.

    Thanks for the link, I'll soldier on and try and find out how to stop it.
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