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Windows 7: How To Remove Unwanted Processes

15 Dec 2009   #11
Johnson

XP Pro and Windows7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnhoh View Post
If all else files, just delete the files from within safe mode
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Peregrine View Post
@johnhoh ... won't that create problems at start up if some registry setting is looking for an executable that isn't there?
Hello Peregine,

If all else fails, an excellent suggestion from Johnhoh - by creating a problem, you can pinpoint what's starting the processes.

Whenever you do something like this, just be sure you can get back to the staus quo ante - copy the files first and create an SR point and if appropriate, an image. These are just general troubleshooting procedures.


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16 Dec 2009   #12
Peregrine

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Revo Uninstaller didn't do it either.

Further investigation led to Autoruns for Windows which worked just great. It was able to locate the registry entries for the Brother auto starting processes and I was able to turn them off by simply unchecking the appropriate box.

Problem solved. Thanks to all for the suggestions.
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