"Web accelerator - ""TurboExplorer 2.x is a real-time web surfing accelerator specifically designed for Internet Explorer 4/5 to achieve a faster and more effective approach to the internet"". Only needed if you find it improves web browsing"
The United Devices Agent can recycle your PC's unused resources and use them to perform valuable scientific and medical research without disturbing your usual computer use - similar to SETI@home but for medical research. Available via Start > Programs
"Ulead Calendar Checker - part of Ulead Photo Express - automatically replaces your calendar desktop wallpaper on a weekly/monthly/yearly basis if you've created them. Not required - change them manually"
"ProcessQuickLink by Uniblue Systems Ltd - gives you quick access to their Process Library entry for a currently running process via the standard Windows Task Manager (CTRL+ALT+DEL). A System Tray icon also allows you to search the library and launch the Task Manager. Run on demand"
"CoolWebSearch parasite variant. Note that regsvr32.exe is a legitimate Microsoft file used to register and unregister OLE controls and shouldn't be deleted. The ""image.dll"" file is found in %System%"
"UniVrex rogue security software - not recommended
DISCLAIMER: It is assumed that users are familiar with the operating
system they are using and comfortable with making the suggested changes. I will
not be held responsible if changes you make cause a system failure.
This is NOT a list of tasks/processes taken from Task Manager
or the Close Program window (CTRL+ALT+DEL) but a list of startup
applications, although you will find some of them listed via this method.
Pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL identifies programs that are currently running - not
necessarily at startup. For a list of tasks/processes you should try
WinTasks 5 Standard/Professional from LIUtilities or the list at
AnswersThatWork. Therefore, before ending a task/process via CTRL+ALT+DEL
just because it has an "X" recommendation, please check whether it's in MSCONFIG
or the registry first. An example would be "svchost.exe" - which doesn't appear
in either under normal conditions but does via CTRL+ALT+DEL. If in doubt, don't