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  • "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.