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?
EPSON Stylus Photo R280 SeriesUE_FATICKA.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the Stylus Photo R280 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON Stylus Photo R285 SeriesUE_FATICKE.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the Stylus Photo R285 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON Stylus Photo R300 SeriesUE_S4I2F1.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the Stylus Photo R300 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON Stylus Photo R300 SeriesUE_S10IC2.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the Stylus Photo R300 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON Stylus Photo R300 SeriesUE_S4I0F2.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the Stylus Photo R300 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON Stylus Photo R320 SeriesUE_FATI9FA.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the Stylus Photo R320 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON Stylus Photo R340 SeriesUE_FATIAJE.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the Stylus Photo R340 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON Stylus Photo R350 SeriesUE_FATIAJP.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the Stylus Photo R350 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON Stylus Photo R380 SeriesUE_FATIBOA.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the Stylus Photo R380 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON Stylus Photo R800UE_FATI9YE.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the Stylus Photo R800 printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON Stylus Photo RX420 SeriesUE_FATI9CE.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the Stylus Photo RX420 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON Stylus Photo RX430 SeriesUE_FATI9CP.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the Stylus Photo RX430 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON Stylus Photo RX500UE_S4I2K1.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the Stylus Photo RX500 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON Stylus Photo RX530 SeriesUE_FATIAGP.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the Stylus Photo RX530 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON Stylus Photo RX600UE_S4I2M1.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the Stylus Photo RX600 printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON Stylus Photo RX640 SeriesUE_FATIAME.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the Stylus Photo RX640 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON Stylus Photo RX680 SeriesUE_FATICJA.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the Stylus Photo RX680 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON Stylus Photo RX700 SeriesUE_FATI9IA.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the Stylus Photo RX700 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON Stylus Pro 4000UE_S10IC2.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the Stylus Pro 4000 printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON Stylus Pro 7600UE_S10IC2.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the Stylus Pro 7600 printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON Stylus SX200 SeriesUE_FATIEFE.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the Stylus SX200 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON Stylus SX400 SeriesUE_FATIEKP.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the Stylus Office TX600FW printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON SX100 SeriesUE_FATIEDE.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the SX100 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON SX100 SeriesUE_IATIEDE.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the SX100 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON SX420W SeriesUE_IATIGCE.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the SX420W Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON TX100 SeriesUE_FATIEDP.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the TX100 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON TX110 SeriesUE_FATIFBP.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the TX110 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON TX115 SeriesUE_FATIFBB.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the TX115 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON TX610FW SeriesUE_FATIFJP.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the TX610FW Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON TX710W SeriesUE_FATIFSP.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the TX710W Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON WorkForce 30 SeriesUE_FATIEEA.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the WorkForce 30 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON WorkForce 500 SeriesUE_FATIEQA.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the WorkForce 500 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EPSON WorkForce 600 SeriesUE_FATIEKA.EXEEpson Status Monitor 3 for the WorkForce 600 Series printer - for monitoring printer status, checking ink levels, etcNo
EpsonPhotoStarterUEPSON_PhotoStarter.exeOnly needed if you want to make full use of the capabilities of an Epson printer that included thisNo
EptrXnopdb.exeAdded by an unidentified WORM or TROJAN!No
EQAdviceXEQAdvice.exeNewAds1 adware No
EQArticleXEQArticle.exeEQArticle adwareNo
Equipmen?Equipmen.exe??No
eraseplgXeraseplg.exeAdded by the GENOME.AQUV TROJAN!No
EraserUeraser.exeEraser - "an advanced security tool for Windows which allows you to completely remove sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it several times with carefully selected patterns". This entry starts the Scheduler with Windows and provides a System Tray icon for on-demand access. Located in %ProgramFiles%\EraserYes
eraserUeraser.exePart of Evidence Exterminator, 1st Evidence Remover and Evidence Destructor (and maybe others) - the same file for the same version being used by all programs. Security tools that ensure your security and privacy by destroying all hidden activity information on demand, according to a schedule or on each boot/shutdown. This entry provides System Tray access to the main program for on demand cleaning and is required if any automatic cleaning has been scheduled. Located in %ProgramFiles%\Evidence Exterminator, %ProgramFiles%\1st Evidence Remover, %ProgramFiles%\Evidence Destructor or maybe othersYes
eraser.exeUeraser.exePart of Evidence Exterminator, 1st Evidence Remover and Evidence Destructor (and maybe others) - the same file for the same version being used by all programs. Security tools that ensure your security and privacy by destroying all hidden activity information on demand, according to a schedule or on each boot/shutdown. This entry provides System Tray access to the main program for on demand cleaning and is required if any automatic cleaning has been scheduled. Located in %ProgramFiles%\Evidence Exterminator, %ProgramFiles%\1st Evidence Remover, %ProgramFiles%\Evidence Destructor or maybe othersYes
eRecoveryServiceYcheck.exeNow part of Acer Empowering Technology. "Acer eRecovery Management is a powerful utility that does away with the need for recovery disks provided by the manufacturer, and also acts as a versatile standalone backup and recovery manager". Whilst the exact purpose of this entry isn't known it runs and closes so leave it enabled in case it's requiredYes
eRecoveryServiceUMonitor.exePart of Acer Empowering Technology. "Acer eRecovery Management is a powerful utility that does away with the need for recovery disks provided by the manufacturer, and also acts as a versatile standalone backup and recovery manager"No
eRecoveryServiceUeRAgent.exePart of Acer Empowering Technology. "Acer eRecovery Management is a powerful utility that does away with the need for recovery disks provided by the manufacturer, and also acts as a versatile standalone backup and recovery manager"No
EregNreg32.exeEReg is a software registration tool incorporated on products such as those by Broderbund, Connectix, Hewlett-Packard, The Learning Company, and Sierra. Needless to say you don't need itNo
erfgddfkXwind2ll2.exeAdded by the BEAGLE.CQ WORM!No
erghgjhgdrXwindlhhl.exeAdded by the BEAGLE.BG WORM!No
erghgjhjgdrXwindlhhl.exeAdded by the BEAGLE.BG or BEAGLE.BH or BEAGLE.BI or BEAGLE.BJ WORMS!No
erm?erm.exe??No
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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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