|X||ScanRegistry||nsrvnt.exe||"Added by the NERTE TROJAN! Not to be confused with the real ScanRegistry - which is a vital Windows file. This version has the executable as nsrvnt.exe not scanregw.exe"
|X||ScanRegistry||scanregv.exe||"Added by the MASTERLOCK TROJAN!. Not to be confused with the real ScanRegistry - which is a vital Windows file. This version has the executable as scanregv.exe not scanregw.exe"
|Y||ScanRegistry||Scanregw.exe||Scans the Win98/Me system registry and makes back-ups at start-up - important should the registry become corrupt. Located in %windir%
|X||ScanRegistry||Scanregw.exe||"Added by the STATOR WORM! Note - this is not legitimate ScanRegistry entry - which is a vital Windows file. The executable ""Scanregw.exe"" is located in %System%. Runs from the registry RunServices key as opposed to the Run key"
|X||ScanRegistry||N/A||"Added by the DINOXI or DINOXI.B WORMS!"
|X||ScanRegistry||scanregw.exe||"Added by the NYXEM-D WORM! Note - do not confuse this with the legitimate Windows process scanregw.exe which is always found in the Windows folder on Win9x/ME machines. This worm file is found in %System%"
|X||ScanRegistry||update.exe||"Added by the DWNLDR-FZY TROJAN!"
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
) 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