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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
NAutomatically launches the United Devices Agent when you start your computerUD.EXEThe United Devices Agent can recycle your PC's unused resources and use them to perform valuable scientific and medical research without disturbing your usual computer use - similar to SETI@home but for medical research. Available via Start > Programs
?live rdrloadloud.exe"??"
Xmahmudmahmud.exe"Added by a variant of the Storm/Nuwar/Zhelatin WORM! See here for an example"
XMicrosoft Updateswgcptsud.exe"Added by the RBOT-GTF WORM!"
NPalo Alto Software Update Manager 8.0PAS8_UD.exe"Update manager for small business planning software from Palo Alto Software - such as Business Plan Pro
XRUNLOUDloud.exe"PurityScan/Clickspring adware"
UUD AgentUD.EXEThe United Devices Agent can recycle your PC's unused resources and use them to perform valuable scientific and medical research without disturbing your usual computer use - similar to SETI@home but for medical research. Available via Start > Programs
Nwkfudwkfud.exeA marketing program for MS Works
NWorksFUDwkfud.exeA marketing program for MS Works
X{05CD0D77-4947-4a56-94FA-0DF0DC644D7B}sysqyzwud.exe"Added by the FAKEALERT-AM 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.