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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
XSygate Personal FirewallWin32x.exe"Added by the RBOT-KZ WORM!"
XSygate Personal Firewallsystem32.exe"Added by the RBOT.VI WORM!"
XSygate Personal Firewallsysgut.exe"Added by the SDBOT.WM WORM!"
XSygate Personal FirewallSygate.exe"Added by the RBOT-PN WORM!"
XSygate Personal FirewallMcafeeupdate.exe"Added by the RBOT.YN WORM!"
XSygate Personal FirewallSygate32.exe"Added by the RBOT.ATW WORM!"
XSygate Personal FirewallMSNSRV32.exe"Added by a variant of the RBOT WORM!"
XSygate Personal Firewallservice.exe"Added by a variant of the RBOT WORM!"
XSygate Personal Firewallt1ktik.exe"Added by the RBOT-VP WORM!"
XSygate Personal Firewallhost32.exe"Added by the RBOT.ALD WORM!"
XSygate Personal Firewallsexy.exe"Added by the RBOT-XY WORM!"
XSygate Personal Firewallsys.exe"Added by the RBOT-ZC WORM!"
XSygate Personal Firewallsyserror.exe"Added by the RBOT.UC WORM!"
XSygate Personal Firewallhostserv.exe"Added by the RBOT.BKO WORM!"
XSygate Personal Firewallmsnmsgrs.exe"Added by the RBOT.XN WORM!"
XSygate Personal FirewallSygat.exe"Added by a variant of the RBOT WORM!"
XSygate Personal Firewallwins.exe"Added by the RBOT.AOB WORM!"
XSygate Personal Firewallwinxpstat.exe"Added by a variant of the RBOT WORM!"
XSygate Personal FirewallSyga.exe"Added by the RBOT-AQD WORM!"
XSygate Personal Firewallsvchots.exe"Added by the RBOT.ABT WORM!"
XSygate Personal Firewallwin31243.exe"Added by a variant of the IRCBOT TROJAN!"
XSygate Personal Firewall Startservices32.exe"Added by the RBOT-MB WORM!"
XSygate Personal Firewall Startservic.exe"Added by the RBOT-RY WORM!"

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.