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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
X..ABC2007.exe"Added by the DLOADR-ASH TROJAN!"
UABCkeylogger.exeKeystroke logger/monitoring program - remove unless you installed it yourself!
Xabcdefghabcdefgh.exe"EPJ TROJAN!"
XBT00003*abcdefg23.exe"Added by the VB-VT TROJAN where * = 5
XCabchkCabchk.exe"Added by the GEMA TROJAN!"
XCabchk32Cabchk32.exe"Added by the GEMA TROJAN!"
XCABCInstallCABCInstall.exe"Ignite Technologies (was CABC) content delivery software"
Ueabconfg.cplEabServr.exeEasy Access Buttons control panel on Compaq laptops. Only required if you use the extra keys
XFILEabcdefg.exe"Added by the KELVIR.DD WORM!"
NGCSGrabClipSave.exe"GrabClipSave screen capture tool"
XKernelFaultCheckwinabc3.exe"Added by the NUBYS-A VIRUS!"
XSystemabcdefg.exe"Added by the HARWIG-B WORM!"
Xwinabc"rundll32.exe [Temp][ORIGFILENAME].DLLInstallLaunchEv"
XWindows DLL Loaderdefragfat32abc.exe"Added by the RBOT-RG WORM!"
X[various names]ABCXYZ.exe"Wareout - malware masquerading as a spyware and dialer remover"

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.