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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
XAdobeFontsfonts.htaBrowser hijacker - redirecting to
XFontboot.exe"Added by the AGENT-LZW TROJAN!"
XFont Viewerfontviewer.exe"Added by a variant of the IRCBOT BACKDOOR! See here"
XFontFixfontfix.exe"Added by an unidentified VIRUS
NfontnavFontNav.exe"Font Navigator from Bitstream Inc. - a font management utility"
XFontsLoaderldfnt32.htaUnidentified malware
XLoadFontsLoadFonts.vbsHomepage hijacker that changes your homepage to an adult content site
XLoadFontsTahoma.vbsHomepage hijacker that changes your homepage to an adult content site
NPe2ckfnt SEchkfont.exe"Used to check whether the fonts are installed properly on your computer or not for a scanner. If you don't want to execute it
XPerfFont (Performance True Type Font)perfont.exe"Added by the MUTECH-E TROJAN!"
XsysFonts.exe"Added by the AUTORUN.BUK WORM!"
XTrueFontsfonts.htaBrowser hijacker - redirecting to
Xwinfontwinfont.exe"Added by the DEATH TROJAN!"

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.