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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
XccDHCP32ccDHCP32.exe"Added by the AGOBOT-HJ WORM!"
XDHCPsmss.exe"Added by the WINSPY.AG TROJAN! Note - this is not the legitimate smss.exe process which is always located in %System% and should not normally figure in Msconfig/Startup! This one is located in %Windir%\display"
XDHCP Serverregsvr.exe"Added by the RBOT-PR WORM!"
XDHCP32services.exe"Added by the WINSPY.AG TROJAN! Note - this is not the legitimate services.exe process which is always located in %System% and should not normally figure in Msconfig/Startup! This one is located in %Windir%\display"
Ydhcpagntdhcpagnt.exeIntel DSL modem driver - leave enabled or you'll have to re-install the drivers
XDhcpCepPYJJKIME.exe"Added by the AGENT-BXQ TROJAN!"
XDynamic DHCPdydhcp.exe"Added by the RINBOT.B TROJAN!"
UFatPipeDHCPSoftware enabling high speed internet browsing (2-4 times faster) and internet connection sharing for up to 5 users
XLANdhcp.exe"Added by the RBOT-GYI WORM!"
XMicrosoft HDCP for NTmsdhcp.exe"Added by a variant of the RBOT WORM!"
XMicrosoft HDCP for NT and Win9xmsdhcprs.exe"Added by a variant of the PEERBOT WORM!"
XMicrosoft Windows DHCP___r.exe"Added by the MASLAN.A or MASLAN.C WORMS!"
XNTdhcpNTdhcp.exe"Added by the QQROB-C TROJAN!"
XNTdhcpCiKewl.exe"Added by the QQROB-N TROJAN!"
XSvcHostDHCPsvchost32.exe"Added by the ASSASIN.20B BACKDOOR!"
Xvmnetdhcpvmnetdhcp.exe"Added by the DWNLDR-GTC TROJAN!"
XWindows APCI Verifierdhcpserv.exe"Added by the RBOT-FON WORM! Note - Disables the automatic startup of other software and deactivates the Microsoft Internet Connection Firewall (ICF)"


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.