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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
UAllSeeingEyease.exe"All-Seeing_Eye security software - ""monitors everything that takes place on your computer
NAluria's Spyware EliminatorASE.exe"Aluria Software's spyware removal tool - we can't really recommend this product as Aluria have recently partnered with WhenU
XAntiSpywareExpertase.exe"AntiSpywareExpert rogue security software - not recommended
XAntiVituSBase.exe"Added by the BAS.A WORM!"
UPCPitStopEraserPCPitStopErase.exe"""PC PitStop Erase is both a free privacy scanner and paid tracks cleaner"""
UPhraseExpressphrase.exe"""PhraseExpress organizes your frequently used text phrases and allows pasting them into any application"""
XSpywareCease.exeSpywareCease.exe"Spyware Cease rogue security software - not recommended"
USuitcase StartupSuitcase.exe"Suitcase - system font manager start up utility. Used for dynamic managment of fonts on your system"
XWindows Media Updatercrease.exe"Added by the RBOT-ATI 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.