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gupdate and gusvc services cleanup after google toolbar removed

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I have been using ccleaner for more than 5 years and have never had any problems with it. I would like to recommend that if ccleaner doesn't find applicaitons such as google toolbar installed that it remove it from the registry so that the windows stops trying to load the update service.

 

The "information" below appears in the application log over and over, even when the google application is installed correctly and continues even after the application (in this case google toolbar) is uninstalled properly.

 

Event Type: Information

Event Source: gupdate

Event Category: None

Event ID: 0

Date: 1/5/2012

Time: 1:09:03 PM

User: N/A

Computer: PC171

Description:

The description for Event ID ( 0 ) in Source ( gupdate ) cannot be found. The local computer may not have the necessary registry information or message DLL files to display messages from a remote computer. You may be able to use the /AUXSOURCE= flag to retrieve this description; see Help and Support for details. The following information is part of the event: Service stopped.

Although gupdate appears in the applications

 

and

 

Event Type: Information

Event Source: gusvc

Event Category: None

Event ID: 0

Date: 1/5/2012

Time: 12:13:50 PM

User: N/A

Computer: PC171

Description:

The description for Event ID ( 0 ) in Source ( gusvc ) cannot be found. The local computer may not have the necessary registry information or message DLL files to display messages from a remote computer. You may be able to use the /AUXSOURCE= flag to retrieve this description; see Help and Support for details. The following information is part of the event: Service started.

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Google Update is a pain.

 

For me the pain ended when I restored my partition image to the previous day,

Most victims are not that fortunate.

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