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unwanted handler

by murman / February 27, 2006 3:58 AM PST

Some time ago I had a digital file shredder on my computer. It placed a handler mixed in with the rest of the stuff that opens when you right click the recycle bin icon. Although I don't have that particular program on the computer, the handler is still there. Obviously the uninstaller didn't do such a great job of cleaning up. Does anyone know how to get rid of it? I appreciate the help

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Try Context Menu Editor...
by John.Wilkinson / February 27, 2006 5:26 AM PST
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by murman / February 28, 2006 5:09 AM PST

Hey Mouse, I tried it and the item was there, but it didn't work. It removed it from it's list, but it's still there. I rebooted the computer, but that didn't help either. I didn't turn it off though, just did a hot boot. Any other suggestions?

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