Support Forum Articles File Help Startup DB Tips Service DB Hijack This! Analyzer

 

NEW HijackThis automated log analyzer! Get your logs analyzed INSTANTLY!

If you're not finding what you're looking for please go to this forum and submit a new startup entry.

Key:

  • "Y" - Normally leave to run at start-up
  • "N" - Not required - typically infrequently used tasks that can be started manually if necessary
  • "U" - User's choice - depends whether a user deems it necessary
  • "X" - Definitely not required - typically viruses, spyware, adware and "resource hogs"
  • "?" - Unknown



Startup Name Process Name Details
XAlevirOld[worm filename]"Added by the OPASERV WORM!"
XBrasilOld[worm filename]"Added by the OPASERV.P WORM!"
XCompliant[worm filename]"Added by the RBOT-LB WORM!"
XConfig Loader[worm filename]"Added by the AGOBOT-AE WORM!"
XDNS[worm filename]"Added by the BCKDR-CQG BACKDOOR!"
XG00123[worm filename]"Added by the BUGBROS WORM!"
XKAVutil[worm filename]"Added by the WINTOO.B WORM!"
Xmessnger[worm filename]"Added by the DELODER WORM!"
XMicrosoft Updates[worm filename]"Added by the AGOBOT-AIZ WORM!"
XMicrosoft Windows Adapter 5.1.3214[worm filename].exe"Added by the STRAT.GEN-3 WORM!"
XMioft Wiws Seice ent[worm filename].exe"Added by the RBOT-GIJ WORM!"
XMsgsvc32[worm filename]"Added by the NAUTICAL-A WORM!"
XNotePad[worm filename]"Added by the SILLYFDC-G WORM!"
XPNP FIX[worm filename]"Added by the RBOT-AKQ WORM!"
XRandom Unique ID[worm filename]"Added by the XROVE-A WORM!"
XRavTimeXP[worm filename]"Added by the WULLIK.B WORM!"
XRavTimXP[worm filename]"Added by the WULLIK.B WORM!"
Xrdvs[worm filename]"Added by the ULTIMAX.B WORM!"
XScrSvrOld[worm filename]"Added by the OPASERV WORM!"
XService PAck SFVP[worm filename].exe"Added by a variant of the RBOT WORM! The filename is 4 random characters"
XServices004[worm filename]"Added by the BUGBROS WORM!"
XSilentSoftech[worm filename]"Added by the SILLYFDC-BL WORM!"
XSpeedBoss[worm filename]"Added by the OPASERV.AD WORM!"
XSrv32Old[worm filename].PIF"Added by the OPASERV.J WORM!"
XSupernova[worm filename]"Added by the SURNOVA.A (or SUPOVA) WORM!"
XSystem32[worm filename]"Added by the NAUTICAL-A WORM!"
XVBS.Ipnuker@mm[worm filename].vbs"Added by the NUKIP WORM!"
XWin I5oahder[worm filename]"Added by the AGOBOT-DS WORM!"
XWin2Drv[worm filename]"Added by the WINTOO WORM!"
XWindos Seres Agnts[worm filename].exe"Added by the RBOT-GUN WORM!"
XWindows System Service[worm filename]"Added by the RBOT.XG WORM!"


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 do anything.