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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
Xaaaaaa.exe"Added by the POISON.PG BACKDOOR!"
NAAATraySaverTraySaver.exe"System Tray management utility from Mike Lin which allows you to hide
UAtiPTAAAAti2ptxx.exe"Control panel for the ATI series of video cards allowing access to such features as display resolution
UAtiPTAAAATIPTAXX.EXE"Installed with the drivers for some ATI based discrete graphics cards and on-board/mobile chipsets. Provides System Tray access to display settings (including desktop resolution
XLoveHebeAvistaAA.exe"Added by the LOZAVITA TROJAN!"
Xvbwg cuteaaa.exe"Added by the VB-DZG TROJAN!"
Xvuaaareg.exe"Added by a variant of the RBOT WORM!"
XWindows svchostserviceaaa.exe"Added by the PUSHBOT.ER WORM!"
X{BAAA759D-56F0-428c-B8DA-827EA3B08C2C}sysawechod.exe"Added by the FAKEALERT-AH 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.