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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
UFLMOFFICE4DMOUSEmoffice.exeMouse utility for a Labtec brand (and possibly others) mouse. If you disable this entry you will not be able to use any of the non-standard functions of the mouse
XInstalled shell32.dllOffice.exe..."Added by the LOVGATE.AO WORM!"
XInstalled shell32.dllOffice.exe"Added by the LOVGATE.E WORM!"
NMicrosoft OfficeMsoffice.exeFeature included with older versions of MS Office giving you access to common Office functions and optional shortcuts to Office (and other) programs. Some people prefer it but a better way is to create desktop shortcuts if you want access these features and programs quickly. Also available via Start → All Programs
NMicrosoft Office Shortcut BarMsoffice.exeFeature included with older versions of MS Office giving you access to common Office functions and optional shortcuts to Office (and other) programs. Some people prefer it but a better way is to create desktop shortcuts if you want access these features and programs quickly. Also available via Start → All Programs
Xmsofficemsoffice.exe"Added by the LIKASIMAL WORM!"
XOfficeOffice.exe"Added by the KRAIMER.12 TROJAN!"
Xrun=msoffice.exe"Added by the ADWARELOADER TROJAN! Note - do not confuse with the legitimate Microsoft Office file
NsofficeSOFFICE.EXEDisplays StarOffice quick start applet in System tray. Right clicking on the icon allows rapid starting up of components of the StarOffice 6.0 suite. Available via Start -> Programs. Automatically started when any StarOffice 6.0 component is started from the Start -> Programs. A resource hog (it eats > 16 MB of memory).
XsystemMicrosoft Office.exe"Added by the BANCBAN-LH TROJAN!"
NTGPro OfficeIdxOffice.exe"With IdiomaX Office Translator ""you can translate documents directly from your favorite text editor (Microsoft Word
XWindows Update Controllermwoffice.exe"Added by the BATTRY-A 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.