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I found my computer to have slowed down real bad, and no surprise, popups had come back.
I looked in folder \Program Files and sure enough found a new folder named Crystalys media there. (The trick is to look for new folders by sorting by time.)

You can see the contents of that folder in the grey box below.

At first I tried to delete the folder c:\program files\Crystalys media directly.
It deleted all files in there except file cm.dll which was in use.
Rename the file from cm.dll to junk.dll - we will delete it at a later time.
It turns out that this cm.dll is a BHO (Browser Helper Object) registered with Internet Explorer. I started the registry editor (start button, click on "Run", type "Regedit" and hit enter) and did a search for cm.dll.

I found it to be here:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{159C2E51-9823-11D2-8DDC-D84A1B4ACD4D}
and deleted the whole branch. Before you delete, make sure you really found cm.dll, and not some other file ending in cm.dll e.g. Outlook's "outlcm.dll". Hit F3 to repeat the search - there will be at least 3 more places referencing file C:\Program Files\Crystalys media\CM.DLL

You should also search for the rather unique folder name Crystalys instead.
This will find one more location in the registry - to keep it clean, delete that branch also.

Just for the fun of it, you could also run the 'uninstall' through the control panel- this little pest does have an entry there but I did not even try to find out how effective this part is.

Then restart your system and delete the folder afterwards.

C:\Program Files\Crystalys media>dir
 Volume in drive C has no label.
 Volume Serial Number is 6CFA-E5D0

 Directory of C:\Program Files\Crystalys media

01/26/2006  11:12p      <DIR>          .
01/26/2006  11:12p      <DIR>          ..
01/05/2006  10:45a           1,048,576 adsdisableddoms.db
01/05/2006  10:45a           1,048,576 bldoms.db
01/05/2006  10:45a           1,048,576 blenableddoms.db
01/05/2006  10:45a           1,048,576 blipranges.db
01/05/2006  10:45a           1,048,576 blips.db
01/26/2006  11:12p             471,040 cm.dll
01/26/2006  11:12p             288,768 cm.exe
01/26/2006  11:12p                  85 Crystalys Media home page.url
01/26/2006  11:12p              65,536 kc.db
01/26/2006  11:12p              65,536 kcntxt.db
01/26/2006  11:12p           1,048,576 km.db
01/26/2006  11:12p              65,536 swc.db
01/26/2006  11:12p           1,048,576 swm.db
01/05/2006  10:45a           1,048,576 wa.db
              14 File(s)      9,345,109 bytes
               2 Dir(s)   3,123,735,552 bytes free

C:\Program Files\Crystalys media>

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Comments:

2006-08-23, 12:15:39
anonymous from United States  
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the information above was very useful to understand and solve the cm.dll problem. thanks for posting.
2008-07-01, 17:54:09
anonymous from United States  
I am getting an error at start up that says it can not find crystalys media cm.dll.

Is this is good thing? and if so, how do I stop that error window that now opens when I start my computer?
2014-07-17, 06:52:36
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2014-12-30, 08:55:15
BAPAK HANDOKO from Indonesia  
kami sekeluarga tak lupa mengucapkan puji syukur kepada ALLAH S,W,T
dan terima kasih banyak kepada AKI atas nomor togel.nya yang AKI
berikan 4 angkah 1600 alhamdulillah ternyata itu benar2 tembus AKI.
dan alhamdulillah sekarang saya bisa melunasi semua utan2 saya yang
ada sama tetangga.dan juga BANK BRI dan bukan hanya itu AKI. insya
allah saya akan coba untuk membuka usaha sendiri demi mencukupi
kebutuhan keluarga saya sehari-hari itu semua berkat bantuan AKI..
sekali lagi makasih banyak ya AKI… bagi saudara yang suka main togel
.
yang ingin merubah nasib seperti saya silahkan hubungi AKI CANRA,,di
0823 6123 4469,, insya allah anda bisa seperti saya…menang togel 175
juta, wassalam.


dijamin 100% jebol saya sudah buktikan...sendiri....







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1'Dikejar-kejar hutang

2'Selaluh kalah dalam bermain togel

3'Barang berharga anda udah habis terjual Buat judi togel


4'Anda udah kemana-mana tapi tidak menghasilkan solusi yg tepat


5'Udah banyak Dukun togel yang kamu tempati minta angka jitunya
tapi tidak ada satupun yang berhasil..







Solusi yang tepat jangan anda putus aza....AKI CANRA akan membantu
anda semua dengan Angka ritwal/GHOIB:
butuh angka togel 2D3D4D SGP / HKG / MALAYSIA / TOTO MAGNUM / dijamin
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Apabila ada waktu
silahkan Hub: AKI CANRA DI NO: (((082361234469)))



angka GHOIB: singapur 2D/3D/4D/



angka GHOIB: hongkong 2D/3D/4D/



angka GHOIB; malaysia



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