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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
XConducteurPriveGDC.exe"ConducteurPrive rogue privacy tool - not recommended. A member of the PCPrivacyTool family"
XConfidentSurfGDC.exe"ConfidentSurf rogue privacy tool - not recommended. A member of the PCPrivacyTool family"
XContentEraserGDC.exe"ContentEraser rogue privacy tool - not recommended
XDefenseNetSurfageGDC.exe"DefenseNetSurfage rogue privacy tool - not recommended. A member of the PCPrivacyTool family"
XDist-FBGeneveGDC.exe"NettoyeurDePC French rogue privacy tool - not recommended. A member of the PCPrivacyTool family"
XDriveDefenderGDC.exe"DriveDefender rogue privacy tool - not recommended. A member of the PCPrivacyTool family"
XFestplattenReinigerGDC.exe"FestplattenReiniger
XFilterProgramGDC.exe"FilterProgram rogue privacy tool - not recommended
XHistoriaLout.GDC.exe"HistoriaLout. rogue privacy tool - not recommended. A member of the PCPrivacyTool family"
XMenaceFighterGDC.exe"MenaceFighter rogue privacy tool - not recommended. A member of the PCPrivacyTool family"
XMistikotitaTuIpologistiGDC.exe"MistikotitaTuIpologisti Greek rogue privacy tool - not recommended. A member of the PCPrivacyTool family"
XMonContenuassistantGDC.exe"MonContenuassistant French rogue privacy tool - not recommended. A member of the PCPrivacyTool family"
XMyContentAssistantGDC.exe"MyContentAssistant rogue privacy tool - not recommended. A member of the PCPrivacyTool family"
XNetSurfageAssureGDC.exe"NetSurfageAssure French rogue privacy tool - not recommended. A member of the PCPrivacyTool family"
XNettordinateurGDC.exe"Nettordinateur rogue privacy tool - not recommended. A member of the PCPrivacyTool family"
XNettoyeurDePCGDC.exe"NettoyeurDePC French rogue privacy tool - not recommended. A member of the PCPrivacyTool family"
XNoCompromaatGDC.exe"NoCompromaat Dutch rogue privacy tool - not recommended. A member of the PCPrivacyTool family"
XOczyszczaczKomputerzaGDC.exe"OczyszczaczKomputerza Polish rogue privacy tool - not recommended. A member of the PCPrivacyTool family"
XOnlineHelpmateGDC.exe"OnlineHelpmate rogue privacy tool - not recommended. A member of the PCPrivacyTool family"
XPC Drive ToolGDC.exe"PC Drive Tool rogue privacy tool - not recommended. A member of the PCPrivacyTool family"
XPCPrivacyToolGDC.exe"PCPrivacyTool rogue privacy tool - not recommended. There are number of variants in this family sharing the same filename and user interface - see here"
XPrivacyConductorGDC.exe"PrivacyConductor rogue privacy tool - not recommended
XPrivacyWarriorGDC.exe"PrivacyWarrior rogue privacy tool - not recommended. A member of the PCPrivacyTool family"
XProtectionDeDriverGDC.exe"ProtectionDeDriver rogue privacy tool - not recommended. A member of the PCPrivacyTool family"
XSanitarDiskaGDC.exe"SanitarDiska Romanian rogue privacy tool - not recommended. A member of the PCPrivacyTool family"
XSchijfControleurGDC.exe"SchijfControleur Dutch rogue privacy tool - not recommended. A member of the PCPrivacyTool family"
XSecurePCCleanerGDC.exe"SecurePCCleaner rogue privacy tool - not recommended
XSuspenzorPCGDC.exe"SuspenzorPC Czech rogue privacy tool - not recommended. A member of the PCPrivacyTool family"
XTemizSurucuGDC.exe"TemizSurucu Turkish rogue privacy tool - not recommended. A member of the PCPrivacyTool family"
XTGDC IE Plugintgdc.exe"ShopForGood spyware - see here"
XTurvaPCGDC.exe"TurvaPC Finnish rogue privacy tool - not recommended. A member of the PCPrivacyTool family"
XWinAnonymousGDC.exe"WinAnonymous rogue privacy tool - not recommended
XYourPrivacyGuardGDC.exe"YourPrivacyGuard rogue privacy tool - not recommended


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.