Well, this was an annoying one, and it’s hard to find the one thread that actually addresses it amongst the ones conflating it with an off-by-one error code (subtract one from 0x8004FF91. not going to actually say it here to avoid poisoning Google).
TL;DR if you can’t install Microsoft Security Essentials – even on a […]
In today’s battle with malware, I learned a couple of interesting new places in the registry to check:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
Place a key in here named after the file you want to prevent running, then place a STRING value under the key named “debugger”. Now, set the value of “debugger” to cmd, […]