Paul, First, check the cleaner software for an option to undo what you removed. Use that if it exists. If not, go to start / all programs / accessories / system tools / and click on system restore. Find a restore point just before you installed the registry cleaner and use it to restore your system. Registry cleaners are very dangerous if you do not know exactly what you are removing. I think I am ok in terms of experience with the registry, and I hold my breath every time I use a registry cleaner, which is not very often. Spider http://web.tampabay.rr.com/spider1 http://spider1.blogspot.com/ http://erablog.net/blogs/Spider1/ -----Original Message----- From: 24hoursupport-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:24hoursupport-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Paul Birch Sent: Monday, January 31, 2005 8:08 AM To: 24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [24hoursupport] Svchost.exe Hi all On start-up I'm getting a registry error saying can not find svchost reg key The file & the reg key not been remove. Yesturday I installed "glarysoft registrycleaner" it found the problems with the svchost key but the key is still in the registry. I'm running win xp home. Can anyone help. Paul For a web-based membership management utility and information on list policies, please see http://nibec.com/24hoursupport/ To unsubscribe, send a blank email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with "unsubscribe" (without quotes) in the subject.