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?
BJ Status Monitor Canon PIXMA iP6000DUcnmss Canon PIXMA iP6000D (Local).exeCanon PIXMA iP6000D printer status monitor - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
BJ Status Monitor Canon PIXMA iP8500Ucnmss Canon PIXMA iP8500 (Local).exeCanon PIXMA iP8500 printer status monitor - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
BJ Status Monitor Canon S100SPUcnmss3c.exeCanon S100SP printer status monitor - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
BJ Status Monitor Canon S200SPUcnmss3y.exeCanon S200SP printer status monitor - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
BJ Status Monitor Canon S300Ucnmss38.exeCanon S300 printer status monitor - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
BJ Status Monitor Canon S330Ucnmss45.exeCanon S330 printer status monitor - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
BJ Status Monitor Canon S520Ucnmss3m.exeCanon S520 printer status monitor - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
BJ Status Monitor Canon S750Ucnmss3q.exeCanon S750 printer status monitor - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
BJ Status Monitor Canon S9000Ucnmss3i.exeCanon S9000 printer status monitor - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
BJ Status Monitor S100Ucnmss3a.exeCanon S100 printer status monitor - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
BJ Status Monitor S400Ucnmss2p.exeCanon S400 printer status monitor - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
BJ Status Monitor S600Ucnmss2v.exeCanon S600 printer status monitor - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
bjcfdNcdf.exeBroadJump Client Foundation. Broadband troubleshooting software installed by various companies. Not required and you can remove it via Add/Remove programsNo
BJLaunchEXEUBJLaunch.exeMemory Card Utility for the Canon i470D, i475D and i905D photo printers - which allows "your computer to access the memory card reader feature of your printer"No
BJPD HID ControlUTVMon.exeRelated to Canon Photo viewerNo
BlackBerryAutoUpdateNRIMAutoUpdate.exeAutomatic updates for BlackBerry smartphones, provided by Research In Motion. Run manually when requiredNo
BlackICE PC ProtectionNblackice.exeLoads the user interface for the BlackICE PC Protection (was Defender) firewall. From the parent site - '(the user interface) starts in the "Startup" menu and adds itself to the taskbar. The user interface is independent from the rest of the system and only displays the output or reconfigures the system. It does not need to be running for the rest of the system to run.' BlackICE was supported by IBM Internet Security Systems (formerly just ISS) when them acquired the NetworkICE parent but is no longer available. See also LoadBlackDNo
BlackIce UtilityNblackice.exeLoads the user interface for the BlackICE PC Protection (was Defender) firewall. From the parent site - '(the user interface) starts in the "Startup" menu and adds itself to the taskbar. The user interface is independent from the rest of the system and only displays the output or reconfigures the system. It does not need to be running for the rest of the system to run.' BlackICE was supported by IBM Internet Security Systems (formerly just ISS) when them acquired the NetworkICE parent but is no longer available. See also LoadBlackDNo
bladsUblads.exeA Tweak-XP component, blocks advertisement banners in Internet Explorer. Can be enabled/disabled via Tweak-XP / Internet TweaksNo
blah serviceXwinupdate.exeAdded by the GAOBOT.BIA WORM!No
blah serviceXwinsysengine.exeAdded by the RBOT-KI WORM!No
blah serviceXinternet.exeAdded by a variant of the RBOT WORM!No
blah serviceXsmnp.exeAdded by the RBOT.IZ WORM! No
blah serviceXmsnmsgrr.exeAdded by the RBOT.PZ WORM!No
blah serviceXtazkmgr.exeAdded by the RBOT.UA WORM!No
blah serviceXFaLeH.exeAdded by the RBOT-AES WORM!No
blah serviceXmicrosoft.exeAdded by a variant of the RBOT WORM!No
blah serviceXevosys.exeAdded by a variant of the RBOT WORM!No
blah serviceXwin32.exeAdded by the RBOT-AXO WORM!No
Blah serviceXCCAPPS32.EXEAdded by the RBOT.TV WORM!No
blah servicesXiczw.exeAdded by the RBOT-GMP WORM!No
blahh serviceXmsengine.exeAdded by a variant of the RBOT WORM!No
blahx serviceXmsnjompa.exeAdded by the SDBOT.AML WORM!No
Blank AntiViriXAUT0EXEC.BAT StartUpAdded by the BRONTOK-CJ WORM!No
BlazeChangerNFBZPaper.exeEmber graphic file viewer, manager, and touch-up systemNo
BlazeServoTool?MediaDetector.exeRelated to BlazeDVD from BlazeVideo - which "is leading powerful and easy-to-use DVD player software." What does it do and is it required?No
bldbubgNbldbubg.exePart of Dell Alerts which provides customers with an update on latest updates for his/her systemNo
BLFXblf.exeAdded by the DELBOT-M WORM!No
blinkxUblinkx.exeBlinkx Desktop "Smart Folders" softwareNo
Blitzz BWI715NWLANmon.exeBlitzz Technology BWI715 Wireless PC modem connection monitorNo
BLMC3MouseUMC3mouse.exeMultimedia USB mouse manager. Required if you use the additional buttonsNo
BLMC3Mouse-KPDrv4XPYKPDrv4XP.exeMultimedia USB mouse driver. Required if you use the additional buttonsNo
BLMessagingIntegrationXblengine.exeBuddyLinks adwareNo
BlockAdsUblads.exeA Tweak-XP component, blocks advertisement banners in Internet Explorer. Can be enabled/disabled via Tweak-XP / Internet TweaksNo
BlockCheckerXBlock-checker.exeBlockChecker adwareNo
BlockDefenseXBlockDefense.exeBlockDefense rogue security software - not recommended, removal instructions here. A member of the WiniGuard familyNo
Blocker System611 MonitoringXPopUpBlocker611.exeAdded by the RBOT.BLJ WORM!No
BlockKeeperXBlockKeeper.exeBlockKeeper rogue security software - not recommended, removal instructions here. A member of the WiniGuard familyNo
BlockProtector.exeXBlockProtector.exeBlockProtector rogue security software - not recommended, removal instructions here. A member of the WiniGuard familyNo
BlockScannerXBlockScanner.exeBlockScanner rogue security software - not recommended. A member of the WiniGuard familyNo
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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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Portions Copyright Peter Forrest, Denny Denham, Sylvain Prevost, Tony Klein, CastleCops & Bleeping Computer
Database creation and support by Patrick Kolla
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