Support Forum Articles File Help Startup DB Tips Service DB Hijack This! Analyzer


NEW HijackThis automated log analyzer! Get your logs analyzed INSTANTLY!

If you're not finding what you're looking for please go to this forum and submit a new startup entry.


  • "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
XAdobeReaderProlxlfsprrj.exe"Added by the RBOT.BDZ BACKDOOR!"
YCharter High-Speed Security Suitefspex.exe"Charter High-Speed Security Suite - security software in collaboration with F-Secure"
YF-Secure 2006fspex.exe"F-Secure Anti-Virus automatic updater"
Ufspfsp.exe"Folder Shield - hide entire directories and thus prevent access by anyone else to your personal files and documents"
YfsprFolderShield.exe"Folder Shield - hide personal files and folders"
UIFSplash.exeIFSplash.exeI-FORCE driver for force feedback steering wheel

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.