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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
XFlash Media%%%%%.exe"Added by a variant of the IRCBOT BACKDOOR! See here"
XFlash Media%%%.exe"Added by a variant of the IRCBOT BACKDOOR! See here"
XFlash Media[path to trojan]"Added by the IRCBOT.AUR TROJAN!"
XFlash Media^ ^^^ %% % ^% ^%%^ %^ .exe"Added by a variant of the IRCBOT BACKDOOR!"
XFlash Media^^% ^ %%% %^%%%^%%^%^% % ^^%% % %^^^^ ^%%^%% .exe"Added by a variant of the IRCBOT BACKDOOR!"
XFlash Media^^^^^.exe"Added by a variant of the IRCBOT BACKDOOR! See here"
XFlash Media^^^^^^.exe"Added by a variant of the IRCBOT BACKDOOR! See here"
XFlash Mediaservices.exe"Added by a variant of the IRCBOT BACKDOOR! See here. 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 %Temp%"
XFlash Mediazrpk��'�'%''msn'�%'fix''.exe"Added by a variant of the IRCBOT BACKDOOR!"
XFlash Media% ^% ^^^ %^% %% ^ ^ %%% ^% %^ % %^^.exe"Added by a variant of the IRCBOT BACKDOOR! Note the space at the beginning of the filename"
XFlash Media^%%^%%%^% %^ ^ .exe"Added by a variant of the IRCBOT BACKDOOR!"
XFlash Media%^^%^^% %^^^^ .exe"Added by a variant of the IRCBOT BACKDOOR!"
XFlash Media^%^^^%% ^ ^ %^^^^^ %^ ^%^^ ^%^^^^^ %^ ^^^%^%%.exe"Added by a variant of the IRCBOT BACKDOOR!"
XFlash Media%^% ^ %^%% ^ % ^%%^^ %^^%^%^ ^%% %^.exe"Added by a variant of the IRCBOT BACKDOOR!"
XFlash Media%%%%%%^^ ^ .exe"Added by a variant of the IRCBOT BACKDOOR!"
XFlash Mediaskxs��'�'%''msn'�%'fix''.exe"Added by the AGENT.ZOY TROJAN!"
XFlash Media^ %%^%^%.exe"Added by the FLUSH.A TROJAN! Note the space at the beginning of the filename"
XFlash Media%% % ^^ % %% ^%^^ ^^^ % ^%% ^ ^.exe"Added by a variant of the IRCBOT BACKDOOR! See here. Note the space at the beginning of the filename"
XFlash Media^ ^ % ^ % % ^ ^ ^%% ^% %%^^.exe"Added by the IRCBOT.BAW BACKDOOR!"


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.