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What is this key that AdwCleaner finds ?


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Hi guys I have come across this registry key which AdwCleaner finds. This is not the first time it has found it.

I removed it with AdwCleaner in 2016 and today I scan and see it has appeared again, but what is it ??

I thought whatever it was, was gone for good but it seems not. Its now back.

The key AdwCleaner finds is this {E7BC34A0-BA86-11CF-84B1-CBC2DA68BF6C}

I don't know if this is a false positive or not ? I searched online about it and there are not good things about this key.

But the key is also related to something in Windows too. So i'm confused on the search results.

I have scanned my system constantly with MalwareBytes too and also Kaspersky internet security.

I do not have any suspicious programs installed, I am a very careful PC user.

here is the log from AdwCleaner:

 

***** [ Services ] *****

No malicious services found.

***** [ Folders ] *****

No malicious folders found.

***** [ Files ] *****

No malicious files found.

***** [ DLL ] *****

No malicious DLLs found.

***** [ WMI ] *****

No malicious keys found.

***** [ Shortcuts ] *****

No infected shortcut found.

***** [ Scheduled Tasks ] *****

No malicious task found.

***** [ Registry ] *****

Key Found:  HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{E7BC34A0-BA86-11CF-84B1-CBC2DA68BF6C}

***** [ Web browsers ] *****

No malicious Firefox based browser items found. No malicious Chromium based browser items found.

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So any ideas ? is it anything to worry about ?

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Yep i've checked those out but funnily enough can not find anything else mentioned there on my machine

searched registry high and low and it seems only the key I mention is ever found.

This one - {E7BC34A0-BA86-11CF-84B1-CBC2DA68BF6C}

It has since been removed by AdwCleaner, but what if this comes back ? like it has today and why is it appearing in AdwCleaner

and not MalwareBytes Premium or Kaspersky Internet Security.

Surely both these products would detect the rest ? or at least give me a sign of a threat on my system.

I also scanned with ESET, EMSISOFT, SOPHOS, SPYBOT S&D, SUPERANTI SPYWARE

and not a trace or hint of anything suspicious.

So i'm in wonder here about this registry key, because if it was everything else mentioned on trend micro

then surely my MalwareBytes premium would pick it up or KIS would.... i'm baffled!

I run Windows 7 Ultimate x64, I steer clear of dodgy sites or anything remotely suspect

I download programs from trusted sources, so this is all a bit of a mystery to me if and how I would become infected

and this i'm not even sure of now.

 

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