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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
X@sysload.exe"Added by the DELF-EL TROJAN!"
Ublsloaderblsloader.exe"BellSouth ISP Internet Tools"
UeDataSecurity LoadereDSloader.exe"Part of Acer Empowering Technology. ""Acer eDataSecurity Management is a handy file encryption utility that protects files from being accessed by unauthorized persons
XFontsLoaderldfnt32.htaUnidentified malware
?load=WPSLOAD.EXE"Windows printing system that comes with the setup for Canon BJC series on the manufacturer's disk"
XLoadingAgentmsload32.exe"Added by the OBLIVION TROJAN! This executable is one of the most common but there are more"
XLoadManagermsload.exe"Added by the OPASERV.T WORM!"
XMS Config ServiceMsloader32.exe"Added by the RBOT-KJ WORM!"
XServicesLoadlsass.exe"Added by the DEARIS-A TROJAN! Note - this is not the legitimate lsass.exe process which is always located in %System% and should not normally figure in Msconfig/Startup! This one is located in %Windir%"
Xsloadsload.exe"Win SynchroAd adware
Xsloadsload32.exe"Added by the SDBOT-OY WORM!"
XSystem Boot Checksysload3.exe"Added by the FUBALCA WORM!"
XSystem Configsysloadcnf.exe"Added by a variant of the SDBOT WORM! See here"
XSystemLoad32sysload32.exe"Added by the MIMAIL.E WORM!"
XZip Driver Loadermsload32.exe"Added by the OBLIVION TROJAN! This executable is one of the most common but there are more"


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.