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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
UEPSON Stylus CX4700 SeriesE_FATIADL.EXE"Epson Status Monitor 3 for the Stylus CX4700 Series printer - for monitoring printer status
Xexdl.exeexdl.exe"BargainBuddy adware"
?hp 1000 firmwarefwdl.exe"HP LaserJet 1000 related. Is it a driver or automatic firmware update (based upon the filename)?"
XHXDL.EXEHXDL.EXE"Attune HelpExpress - spyware. Disable and uninstall - see here"
XInet Deliveryinetdl.exe"Inet Delivery adware"
XLoadPowerProfilerundl.exe"Added by the TOFAZZOL TROJAN! Not to be confused with the valid LoadPowerProfile entry where the command is Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll"
XM S DVD DirectX Dll Driversmsxdl.exe"Added by the SDBOT-BJN WORM!"
XMicrosoft Updateascdl.exe"Added by the GAOBOT.SY WORM!"
XMS DVD DirectX Dll Driversmdxdl.exe"Added by the SDBOT-XI WORM!"
UPanasonic Communications UtilityMfpscdl.exe"Port manager for Panasonic Panafax fax_machines"
Xpnvifjjusodl.exe"Added by the QQPASS.48436 TROJAN!"
Xrunddlfilerunddl.exe"Added by the DELF.D TROJAN!"
Xschedlschedl.exe"Added by the VB-DVW WORM!"
XWindows Registry XPwinxptdl.exe"Added by the IRCBOT.AUN WORM!"
UWinFastDTVDTVSchdl.exe"Scheduler for WinFast DTV digital TV cards from Leadtek Research Inc"
Xwscmstdl.exe"MaCatte Antivirus 2009 rogue security software - not recommended

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.