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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
N1&1 EasyLoginEasyLogin.exe"1&1 EasyLogin - quick access to webhost 1&1's Control Panel
XBossIdeawinlogin.exe"Added by the LINEAGE-I TROJAN!"
UC:Program Filesdfjdkjfdkjfldjfdfjdkjfdkjfldjfwinlogin.exeCritProc.exe"KeyProwler keystroke logger/monitoring program - remove unless you installed it yourself!"
XChat loginchatlogin.exe"Added by the ANTINNY.F WORM!"
Xcpanelwinlogin32.exe"Added by the RBOT-FOY WORM!"
ULoginwinlog.exe"Salfeld Child Control - parental control software"
Xlogin[path to trojan]"Added by the HOTWORD-A TROJAN!"
XLoginLogin.exe"Added by the BANCBAN-AH TROJAN!"
XLoginlala.exe"Added by the BUGSPR-A TROJAN!"
XLogin Screen Saverlogin.scr"Added by the RBOT-AVN WORM!"
XLogin Service[path to file]"Added by the MIGMAF TROJAN!"
XLoginPassportLgnpsp32.exe"Added by the REDIST.C WORM!"
Xloginui32loginui32.exe"Added by the LONGNU.A TROJAN!"
XMicrosoft Loginwinlogin.exe"Added by the RBOT-AJP WORM!"
XMicrosoft Loginswinlogins.exe"Added by the SPYBOT.BCZ WORM!"
XMicrosoft Service Login Managerwinlogin.exe"Added by a variant of the IRCBOT TROJAN!"
XMicrosoft Stuff you knowwinslogin.exe"Added by a variant of the SDBOT WORM!"
XMicrosoft Synchronization ManagerWinLoginnn.exe"Added by the SPYBOT.FO WORM!"
XMicrosoft System Checkupnetlogin32.exe"Added by the SDBOT-GN BACKDOOR!"
XMSN Messenger Live Loginmsnmessengerlive.exe"Added by an unidentified WORM or TROJAN! See here"
XNDplDeamonwinlogin.exe"Added by the RANDEX.E WORM!"
XSecureLoginMslg32.exe"Added by the REDZED WORM!"
Xstartkeywinlogin.exe"Added by the BIFROSE-PM TROJAN!"
Xsyslogin.exesyslogin.exe"Added by the BAGZ-B WORM!"
Usystraywinlogin.exe"KidControl surveillance software. Uninstall this software unless you put it there yourself"
Xvirtual-machinewinlogin.exe"Added by the RBOT-VU WORM!"
XWin Loginwinlogin.exe"Added by the RBOT-AWE WORM!"
XWindows Loginexplored.exe"Added by the GAOBOT.SY WORM!"
XWindows Loginwinlog.exe"Added by the AGOBOT.MG WORM!"
XWindows Loginlmss.exe"Added by the AGOBOT-JA WORM!"
XWindows Loginmsnmsgr.exe"Added by the AGOBOT-UC WORM! Note - this is not the valid MSN Messenger (now Windows Live Messenger) utility which is located in either %ProgramFiles%\MSN Messenger or %ProgramFiles%\Windows Live\Messenger. This one is located in %System%"
XWindows Loginlogin.exe"Detected by NOD32 as a variant of the BIFROSE TROJAN!"
XWindows Loginlms.exe"Added by the AGOBOT-IC WORM!"
XWindows Login Folderwinzep.exe"Added by the AGOBOT-TZ WORM!"
XWindows Login Managerwinlogin.exe"Added by a variant of the SDBOT WORM!"
XWindows Login Securitywinlogin.pifAdded by an unidentified WORM or TROJAN!
XWindows Login Servicewinlog.exe"Added by the RBOT-AFN WORM!"
XWindows Login Servicewinlogin.pif"Added by the SDBOT-ACU WORM!"
XWindows Logonwinlogin.exe"Added by the SPYBOT-C TROJAN!"
XWindows Messanger Control Centerwinlogin.exe"Added by a variant of the IRCBOT BACKDOOR! See here"
XWindows NT 32ntlogin32.exe"Added by the RANDEX.BRD WORM!"
XWindows NT Loginntlogin32.exe"Added by the SDBOT.WG WORM!"
XWindows NT Login Session ManagerWNSM.EXE"Added by the RBOT.BIV WORM!"
XWindows Updatewinlogin.exe"Added by the BANKER-DV TROJAN!"
XWinLoginwinlogin.exe"Added by the AGOBOT-IX WORM!"
Xwinloginwin32x.exe"Browser hijacker
XwinloginReadMe.exe"Added by the SILLYFDC.BBT WORM!"
XWinlogin.exelog.exeAdded by a variant of the AGENT.AH downloader TROJAN!
Xwinlogin.exelogfile.exeAdded by the AGENT.AH TROJAN!
Xwinlogin.exemspaint.exeAdded by a variant of the AGENT.AH TROJAN!
XWinlogin.exesteam.exeAdded by a variant of the AGENT.AH TROJAN!
Xwinlogins.exewinlogins.exe"Added by the OPTIX.H BACKDOOR!"
Xwinlogonwinlogin.exe"Added by the RANDEX.E WORM!"
XWinlogunwinlogin.exe"Added by the P2LOAD-C WORM!"
?WM_LOGINMSGLOGIN.EXE"Part of McAfee Firewall. What is it for and is it needed?"
Xxpstatwinlogins.exe"Added by the RBOT-AAR WORM!"
Uzzsecagentnewlock.exe login shutdown"Part of Access Manager
X[Randomly chosen existing folder name]_login.exe"Added by the ANTINNY-L 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.