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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
XYahoo MessenggerSVICHHOST.exe"Added by the TIOTUA-C TROJAN!"
XYahoo MessenggerRVHOST.exe"Added by the SILLYFDC-G WORM!"
XYahoo MessenggerSSVICHOSST.exe"Added by the SOHANA-R WORM!"
XYahoo MessenggerSCVHOST.exe"Added by the SOHANA-V WORM!"
XYahoo MessenggerSCVHSOT.exe"Added by the HAKAG-A WORM!"
XYahoo MessenggerSCVVHSOT.exe"Added by the SILLYFDC-AE WORM!"
XYahoo MessenggerSSCVIHOST.exe"Added by the SOHANA-W WORM!"
XYahoo MessenggerSSCVIIHOST.exe"Added by the SOHANA-Y WORM!"
XYahoo Messenggerregsvr.exe"Added by the IMAUT.CN WORM!"
XYahoo Messenggerchrome.exe"Added by the AUTORUN-NG WORM!"
XYahoo Messenggergphone.exe"Added by the TIOTUA-W WORM!"
XYahoo MessenggerIEXPLORERS.exe"Added by the AUTOIT.DH TROJAN!"
XYahoo MessenggerRVHIOST.exe"Added by the SOHANNA-AC WORM!"
XYahoo Messenggerscvhosts.exe"Added by the SOHANNA-AH WORM!"
XYahoo Messenggerscvshosts.exe"Added by the TRAX-A WORM!"
XYahoo MessenggerSSVICSSHOST.exe"Added by the IMAUT.AA WORM!"
XYahoo MessenggerSVICHOOST.exe"Added by the SOHANNA-AE WORM!"
XYahoo Messenggersystem3_.exe"Added by the AUTORUN-AOA WORM!"
XYahoo Messenggerwinfiles.exe"Added by the AUTORUN-BCY 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.