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Please use Spybot-S&D, RunAlyzer or msconfig.exe to remove the following autorun entries.
- Entries named "Disk Knight" and pointing to "<$WINDIR>\Knight.exe".
Please use Windows Explorer or another file manager of your choice to locate and delete these files.
- The file at "<$WINDIR>\Knight.exe".
- The file at "<$WINDIR>\recover.reg".
You will have to use a global search for files without a name specified. Be extra careful, because just the name might not be enough to identify files!
Important: There are more files that cannot be safely described in simple words. Please use Spybot-S&D to remove them.
You can use regedit.exe (included in Windows) to locate and delete these registry entries.
- Delete the registry key "Disk Knight" at "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\".
- Remove "Knight.exe " from registry value "" at "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile\shell\open\command\".
If neither Spybot-S&D nor self help did resolve the issue or you would prefer one on one help,