Startup Applications List

Unfortunately, due to a change in my circumstances, the startup programs database here at Sysinfo.org will no longer be updated and the off-line downloads are no longer available. The version at Pacman's Portal will, however, continue to be updated and it's recommended that you refer to that site for more up to date information. The reason for this change in policy cannot be disclosed at this time but I hope you have enjoyed using the database here and thank you for your support and kind comments over the years.

Paul Collins

If you're frustrated with the time it takes your Windows 7/Vista/XP PC to boot and then it seems to be running slowly you may have too many programs running at start-up - and you have come to the right place to identify them. This is the original startup programs (as opposed to processes/tasks) list - one of the most accurate and comprehensive. Services are not included - see below. The database is mirrored in a slightly different format at Pacman's Portal.

"Name or Startup Item" in the table below refers to how an entry is displayed in MSConfig, Windows Defender or the registry "Run" keys. "Command or Data" refers to the program the entry runs. For further information on this and how to identify and disable startup programs you may want to also visit this page.

For further information on random startup entries please visit the Startups Info page.

Last update :- 29th July, 2011
24133 items listed

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Name or Startup ItemStatusCommand or DataDescriptionTested?
Tommorrow?tomorrow.exe??No
TomTomHOME.exeNTomTomHOME.exeTomTom HOME - free management program for your PC to look after their GPS navigation productsNo
TomTomHOME.exeNTomTomHOMERunner.exeTomTom HOME - free management program for your PC to look after their GPS navigation productsNo
ToolBarXseriusdat.exeAdded by the BANCOS.ACJ TROJAN!No
ToolbarInstallXMirarSetup.exeMirar adwareNo
toolbar_eula_launcherNEULALauncher.exeRelated to Google DesktopNo
ToolBoxFXUHPTLBXFX.exeHP ToolBoxFX - "provides desktop configuration, status and support for every feature". Supplied with some HP multifunction printersNo
ToolHelpXhwpv.exeAdded by a variant of the INFOSTEALER TROJAN!No
ToolNotifierXToolNotifier.exeAdded by the DWNLDR-IUD TROJAN!No
toolsicuroXSysRep.exeToolSicuro, Italian rogue system error and cleaning utility - not recommended. A member of the ErrClean familyNo
ToPXLSASS.exeAdded by the WOWCRAFT.C 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%No
Top TilecomXTilecomtop.comAdded by the RBOT.BXD WORM!No
ToPassSrv?Pktopass.exeRelated to Caere Pagekeeper scanning software (now taken over by Scansoft), Disabling is known to cause problemsNo
topatXzlip.exeAdded by the FLOOD-IG TROJAN!No
TopDeskUTopDesk.exeTopDesk windows management utility from Otaku Software Pty Ltd which allows you to quickly tile windows (all, application or visible) as well as hiding visible windowsYes
topi?topi.exeToshiba Online Product Information. What does it do and is it required?No
Topic cPanrXcPaner.comAdded by the SDBOT.AJP WORM!No
Topic lnternetXlnternet32.exeAdded by the RBOT-GLZ WORM!No
Topic MSNGR32XMSNGR32.comAdded by a variant of the IRCBOT TROJAN!No
Topic SoftXTilesoft.comAdded by the RBOT.GDH WORM!No
Topic TilesysXTilesys.comAdded by a variant of the RBOT WORM!No
ToPicks StarterXIdhost.exeTOPicks adwareNo
TopmostClockUTopMostClock.exeTopMost Clock - transparent analog clock which displays on top of your other windowsNo
topmoxieXJavaRun.exeTopMoxie adwareNo
TopSearchXTopSearch.exeTopSearch adwareNo
TorNtor.exeTor anonymous internet communication system. Shortcut available via Start -> ProgramsNo
tor anonymous proxyXtor32.exeAdded by the SDBOT-ADR WORM!No
Torjan ProgramX[path to trojan]Added by the LEGMIR-BO TROJAN!No
Torjan ProgramXsmss.exeAdded by the WOWCRAFT.B TROJAN! Note - this is not the legitimate smss.exe process which is always located in %System% and should not normally figure in Msconfig/Startup! This one is located in %Windir%No
Torjan ProgramXWINLOGON.EXEAdded by the WOWCRAFT.D TROJAN! Note - this is not the legitimate winlogon.exe process which is always located in %System% and should not normally figure in Msconfig/Startup! This one is located in %Windir%No
Torrent Management ServiceXsystem32.exeAdded by a variant of the IRCBOT TROJAN! See hereNo
Torrent Management ServiceXTMANAGESVC.EXAdded by a variant of the IRCBOT TROJAN!No
TOSCDSPDNtoscdspd.exeRelated to Toshiba laptop CD/DVD drivers. This is a non-essential process. Disabling or enabling this is down to user preference No
TOSHIBA AccessibilityUFnKeyHook.exe"Allows you to use the Fn key to create a hot key combination with one of the function keys without pressing the two keys simultaneously as is usually required. Using Accessibility lets you make the Fn key a sticky key, meaning you can press it once, release it, and then press a function key to activate the hot key function"No
TOSHIBA Face Recognition WatcherYSmartFaceVWatcher.exeToshiba's Face Recognition that allows the user login to their laptop hands-free via the built-in webcam on some modelsNo
Toshiba FanYfan.exeToshiba untilty to keep the fan on a laptop running if they fail to detect there is too much heatNo
Toshiba Hotkey UtilityUHotkey.exeMultimedia/function key manager for Toshiba laptopsNo
Toshiba Key StateUKEYSTATE.EXEDisplays an icon in the System Tray indicating the state of the CAPS LOCK key. Can be handy on (e.g., Toshiba) laptops which do not have a Caps Lock indicator light. Available via Start -> ProgramsNo
TOSHIBA Picture Enhancement Utility?TosPEHK.exeThe Toshiba Picture Enhancement Utility improves the image quality of functions such as watching a DVD movie, viewing information from a video camcorder or recorder, or receiving input from a console such as a PlayStation or X-Box on some laptop modelsNo
Toshiba RegistrationNToshibaRegistration.exeToshiba Registration - available via Start -> ProgramsNo
Toshiba TEMPONToshiba.Tempo.UI.TrayApplication.exeTEMPO is a software service developed by Toshiba. It will advise you on how to fine-tune the performance of your notebook and keep you informed of the latest Toshiba software and driver updates as soon as they are released. It does this by delivering various types of alerts into a special TEMPO inbox area on your notebook PCNo
TOSHIBA Volume IndicatorUVolControl.exeOn-screen volume indicator for Toshiba notebooksNo
ToshibaPingerNpinger.exePinger is the resident program for Toshiba Upgrades. Periodically checks to see if there are any software/driver upgrades for your particular computer model. If it finds any, it posts a notificationNo
ToshibaServiceStationNToshibaServiceStation.exeToshiba's automatic update serviceNo
ToshibaServiceStationNTSS.exeToshiba's automatic update serviceNo
TOSHIBSUUToshibsu.exeReduces the power consumption when the laptop isn't being used to preserve battery power. Hibernate function doesn't work if this is disabled. Similar programs on other laptops reduce the processor clock rate, etc. Required if you run off battery regularlyNo
TosHKCWUTosHKCW.exeToshiba Hot Key Change/Control Wireless. Permits you to use a hot key to activate/deactivate built-in 802.11b wireless transmission on a laptop (if installed)No
TosHKCW.exeUTosHKCW.exeToshiba Hot Key Change/Control Wireless. Permits you to use a hot key to activate/deactivate built-in 802.11b wireless transmission on a laptop (if installed)No
TosMemYtosmem.exeToshiba laptop related. Win98/Me ACPI system can not hibernate or go on standby if all of the physical memory lower than 640KB is locked. This utility allocates and locks three pages on boot and then releases them on standby/hibernation for ACPI.SYS in order to solve the above problemNo
TosNCUTosNcCore.exePart of Toshiba's Bulletin Board - "a visual tool that uses the PC's touch screen to keep you organized with sticky notes, to-do lists and more". Available on some newer model laptopsNo
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Notes & Warnings

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DISCLAIMER: It is assumed that users are familiar with the operating system they are using and comfortable with making the suggested changes. We will not be held responsible if changes you make cause a system failure.

WARNING: This is NOT a database of tasks/processes taken from Task Manager or the Close Program window (CTRL+ALT+DEL) but a database 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 the Process Library from Uniblue, the list at PC Pitstop or one of the many others now available. 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.

To avoid the database becoming too large, all virus entries are only shown using the registry version which is common to all Windows versions. Otherwise there would be multiple entries for popular filenames that viruses often use - such as "svchost" above for example. Multiple viruses can also use the same startup entries, in this case only those with significant differences (such as file location) are repeated in this database.

NOTE: There are a number of virus and malware entries listed in this database where specific removal instructions haven't been given. If this is the case then you could try ComboFix, a program written by sUBs that can remove many different types of Trojans and Worms. See here for a tutorial on how to use the program

IMPORTANT: A number of entries are repeated due to the way that different operating systems display startup items. For example, WinMe lists "POPROXY.EXE" as "Norton eMail Protect" in both MSCONFIG and the registry whereas WinXP lists it as "Poproxy" in MSCONFIG and "Norton eMail Protect" in the registry.

SERVICES: "Services" from the NT/2K/XP/Vista/7 operating systems are not included. I fully understand that some programs with these OS's use "Services" as an alternative to load their component parts at startup but these are handled in a different way. We recommend you try BlackViper for information on services for the relevant operating systems.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

If you're looking for a startup manager then why not try Spybot - Search & Destroy (by Safer Networking Ltd) as the startup programs section (select the Advanced mode) includes descriptions from this database. You might also want to try their RunAlyzer and FileAlyzer tools.

As there are more than 10,000 entries in this database related to viruses, trojans, worms and other malware we recommend you use a quality internet security package. Which ever you choose, keep it updated.

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Copyright

Presentation, format & comments Copyright 2001 - 2011 Pacman's Portal
Portions Copyright Peter Forrest, Denny Denham, Sylvain Prevost, Tony Klein, CastleCops & Bleeping Computer
Database creation and support by Patrick Kolla
Software support by John Mayer
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