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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
NDesktop Service CentreDSC.exeOptusNet DSL or Dial-Up connection software
NDrag-to-DiscDrgToDsc.exe"System Tray access to Roxio Drag-to-Disc - part of the Roxio Easy CD & DVD Creator and Easy Media Creator series of CD/DVD tools. ""Easily drag and drop files for burning to CD or DVD. Disc formatting and burning will happen automatically"". Not required for Roxio to work properly and available via the Start menu"
NDrgToDscDrgToDsc.exe"System Tray access to Roxio Drag-to-Disc - part of the Roxio Easy CD & DVD Creator and Easy Media Creator series of CD/DVD tools. ""Easily drag and drop files for burning to CD or DVD. Disc formatting and burning will happen automatically"". Not required for Roxio to work properly and available via the Start menu"
NHP JetDiscoveryHPJETDSC.EXEHP JetAdmin software which monitors printing jobs on a network environment
YJetAdmin Discovery IndicatorHPJETDSC.EXE"HP JetAdmin software for HP JetDirect Print Servers. HPJETDSC.EXE is the file necessary for the JetAdmin Discovery Indicator (paper airplane in the taskbar). It gets launched automatically through the registry
Xmstsdsc.exemstsdsc.exe"Added by the CIMUZ-CD TROJAN!"
NOptusNet Desktop Service CentreDSC.exeOptusNet DSL or Dial-Up connection software
NRoxioDragToDiscDrgToDsc.exe"System Tray access to Roxio Drag-to-Disc - part of the Roxio Easy CD & DVD Creator and Easy Media Creator series of CD/DVD tools. ""Easily drag and drop files for burning to CD or DVD. Disc formatting and burning will happen automatically"". Not required for Roxio to work properly and available via the Start menu"


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.