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During some scans of SUPERAntiSpyware, some keys are identified as threats, but the software is unable to remove them, even after

rebooting, or running in Windows Safe-mode. The software claims that these keys might still be in use, but that isn't the case.

The problem is that the permissions/ownership of the keys are set to something that even the administrator cannot delete.

To solve it, the ownership of the key has to be set first to the Administrator. Once that is done, then the permissions can be

set to include the Adminstrator. Then the key is deletable.

This process can be done manually using regedit, but it would be nice to have SUPERAntiSpyware recognize this situtation and deal with it.

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During some scans of SUPERAntiSpyware, some keys are identified as threats, but the software is unable to remove them, even after

rebooting, or running in Windows Safe-mode. The software claims that these keys might still be in use, but that isn't the case.

The problem is that the permissions/ownership of the keys are set to something that even the administrator cannot delete.

To solve it, the ownership of the key has to be set first to the Administrator. Once that is done, then the permissions can be

set to include the Adminstrator. Then the key is deletable.

This process can be done manually using regedit, but it would be nice to have SUPERAntiSpyware recognize this situtation and deal with it.

Please provide the scan log of the keys you are referring to.....

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Where are the scan logs kept?

I've already deleted the keys that SUPERAntiSpyware was unable to delete. If this ever happens again, I will let you know.

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