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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
UApplication ExplorerNalView.exe"Application Explorer - file manager type access to Novell Application Launcher for installing and updating network residing applications"
?DiamondviewDiamondview.exe"Manulife Financial Insurance program. Is it required at startup?"
UFolder Viewfolderview.exe"Folder View enhances the Windows file Explorer by making all folders you need available in a single click"
XFONTVIEWFONTVIEW.EXE"Added by the OPASERV.T WORM!"
XHOT FIXView.exe"Added by the WOOTBOT.BN WORM!"
XMicrosoft Corporationjview.exe"Added by the RBOT-AOD WORM!"
Xnetviewnetview.exe"Added by the BIFROSE.L BACKDOOR!"
XOrbitViewview.exe"Xupiter OrbitExplorer toolbar related. Drive-by foistware. Use Spybot S&D
Xpicviewpicview.exe"Added by the DWNLDR-FPH TROJAN!"
USgeecviewEcview.exe"SafeGuard Easy - ""provides total company-wide protection for sensitive information on laptops and workstations. Boot protection
NSmart Label RFViewerSSLFVIEW.EXEPart of the printer software for the smart-label printer made by Seiko. Can be disabled safely
NSmoothViewSmoothView.exe"TOSHIBA Zooming Utility - allows ""automatic"" zoom feature in some appications
NStatusViewStatusView.exe"Status View intra-office messaging"
USybaseCentral43scjview.exe"Related to SQL Anywhere from Sybase. A comprehensive package providing data management and data exchange technologies"
XTask Managerprcview.exe"Added by the AGOBOT-RT WORM!"
Nwjviewwjview.exeMS tool used to view window-based Java applications from the command line


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.