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34sec00xx Strange .dll File
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What is this file call fde.dll. Is it a virus or windows system file.

One program says It's a folder directing editor.

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There is an XP file with this name

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/filedb/fde.dll-829...

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Can somebody recommend any to tools to fix up the registry?

This registry key is annoying but important:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE_Software/Microsoft/Windows/Curr ent version/Shared files

This is key ALWAYS contains bogus or empty file entries.
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OH NO! I have just searched my computer and that fde.dll file is MISSING. is this a bad thing or intentional?

I Have WINDOWS XP SP3

NEW QUESTION:
What are these Perflib_Perfdata files in C:\windows\temp folder?
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ddmarshall RE: Strange .dll File
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My advice is to leave the registry alone. It can usually look after itself.

I don't know if Fde.dll is required and I don't have an XP System to check. It may be a hidden file. Navigate to the dllcache folder rather than seaching.

Perflib_Perfdata see http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/lofiversion...

Do any of these questions have anything to do with GeSHi or Secunia?

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Anthony Wells RE: Strange .dll File
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I would fully endorse ddm's recommendation to leave the registry well alone unless you have a professional/expert to hold your hand .

Black Viper and the Elder Geek are useful references if you insist on fiddling around :-

http://www.blackviper.com/

http://www.theeldergeek.com/

Learning by trial and error usually brings grief ; so , if it ain't broke , don't fix it !!

Hope this is helpful .

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That GeSHi came there by accident. I didn't know the correct program to select. Sorry.

About that shared files key:
If the program setup goes poof then those false keys will appear.
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Anthony Wells RE: Strange .dll File
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The file path shown by bleeping computer of :-

C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllcache\

is a hidden folder .

My XP SP3 does not display the fde.dll file in that folder .

Anthony

EDIT : maybe this will help with your hotkey :-

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms954376.a...

Gotta go , big electric storm rumbling in !!

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