|U||CopernicPerUserTaskMgr||CopernicPerUserTaskMgr.exe||Automatic tasking feature of Copernic Pro multi-search engine tool
|X||Taskmgr||Taskmgr.exe||"System1060 homepage hi-jacker. Note - this is not the legitimate taskmgr.exeprocess which is always located in %System% and should not normally figure in Msconfig/Startup! This one is located in a ""1060"" sub-folder"
|X||taskmgr||taskmgr.exe||"Added by the STARTPAGE.G hijacker. Note - this is NOT the Windows Task Manager file!"
|N||taskmgr.exe||taskmgr.exe||"Windows Task Manager in Windows XP. If run from the Startup folder|
|X||taskmgr.exe||paint.exe||Added by a variant of the AGENT.AH TROJAN!
|X||taskmgr.exe||mirc.exe||Added by a variant of the AGENT.AH TROJAN!
|X||taskmgr.exe||paintms.exe||Added by a variant of the AGENT.AH TROJAN!
|X||Windows Service Manager||taskmgr.exe||"Detected by Kaspersky as the IAMBIGBROTHER.91 TROJAN! Note - this is not the legitimate taskmgr.exeprocess which is always located in %System% and should not normally figure in Msconfig/Startup! This one is located in a ""fonts\svc"" sub-folder"
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
) 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