"lsdelete program not found – skipping AUTOCHECK." What Is This?

This was on a computer system that I repaired yesterday, which at startup using Microsoft Windows XP, presented the following message:

“lsdelete program not found – skipping AUTOCHECK”.

So I did a Google and found this:

Uninstall ADAWARE 2007 from add/remove programs

Manually remove LAVASOFT folder in Program files

Go to START, ALL PROGRAMS, ACCESSORIES, RUN

Type in REGEDIT

Search for LAVASOFT and manually delete any LAVASOFT entries

Click on EDIT and then FIND

Type in BOOTEXECUTE and then search and open the entry

Manually edit the entry and remove the information for LSDELETE

Do NOT change any other AUTOCHECK information

RESTART computer and all will be back to normal

I followed the above instruction and the error was gone. The owner said that in his opinion the system seemed to boot faster after this was removed. It could just be the ‘secret magic’ I used to clean up the junk. :-)

Hope this helps someone.

PLEASE NOTE: This procedure requires modifying the Windows Registry. Be Careful!

Comments welcome.

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