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?
FLMMEDIONMOUSEUmouse32a.exeMouse utility for a Medion branded Fellowes mouseNo
FLMOFFICE4DMOUSEUmoffice.exeMouse utility for a Labtec brand (and possibly others) mouse. If you disable this entry you will not be able to use any of the non-standard functions of the mouseNo
FLMOFFICE4DMOUSEUmouse32a.exeMouse utility for a Micro Innovations brand (and possibly others) mouse. If you disable this entry you will not be able to use any of the non-standard functions of the mouseNo
FLMTRUSTKBUKbdAp32A.exeKeyboard utility for a Trust brand keyboard. If you disable this entry you will not be able to use any of the keyboard hotkeys or other non-standard functions on the keyboardNo
FLMTRUSTMOUSEUmouse32a.exeMouse utility for a Trust brand (and possibly others) mouse. If you disable this entry you will not be able to use any of the non-standard functions of the mouseNo
FlnCPYXflncpy.exeFlashEnhancer adwareNo
FLooDNeTXFLooDeR.exeAdded by the ENDOOL TROJAN!No
Floppy MasterX[path to trojan]Added by the ZONIT-F TROJAN!No
Flow Go TV?flogotv.exe??No
flpsXflps.vbsAdded by the BYRON WORM!No
flpycntlXflpycntl.exeAdded by the CRYPTER.C TROJAN!No
FLSVCI?FLSVCI.exe??No
FltProcessYmsinet.exePart of Cyber Patrol internet filtering software to restrict access to certain types of material on the internet. It can be disabled but do not ask how it's doneNo
FlyswatDesktopXflydesk.exeAdvertising spywareNo
FmctrlTrayUFmctrl.EXEGenius SM-Live Control Panel. Enhances audio output through Genius sound cards (makes a big difference and worth the 3MB Ram used)No
fmnwebassistXfmnwebassist.exeAdware popup generatorNo
FMStartUFmstart.exeGFI FAXmaker - native fax connector for Microsoft Exchange Server or for networks, allows all users to send and receive faxes right from their desktopNo
FMSZXfmsz.exeAdded by the FMSZ TROJAN!No
fnmwebassistXfnmwebassist.exeWinPL adware No
Focus?Focus.exeISDN configuration wizard?No
fOEqVGtijLGLKaXfOEqVGtijLGLKa.exeAdded by the FAKEAV-DTH TROJAN!No
fofficeXnm.exeAdded by the DELF-CB TROJAN!No
Folder ServiceXwssdtu.exeAdded by the MANIFEST TROJAN!No
Folder ViewUfolderview.exeFolder View enhances the Windows file Explorer by making all folders you need available in a single clickNo
FolderClone v*.*.*Ufolderclone.exeFolderclone backup and synchronization softwareNo
FolderRaperX[path to worm]Added by the VB.GOZ WORM!No
FolderShareUFolderShare.exe"FolderShare allows you to create a private peer-to-peer network that will help you to synchronize files across multiple devices and access or share files with colleagues and friends"No
Folding@homeNWINFAH.EXEFolding@Home is a distributed computing project which studies protein folding, misfolding, aggregation, and related diseases - must be running in order to access the internet to upload to the servers. Available via Start -> ProgramsNo
FoneSyncSystemTrayNFoneSyncSystemTray.exeSystem Tray icon for Nokia FoneSync utility for the 7160/7190 mobiles. Useful to send data from/to the cell phone and the computer. You can use it to backup data or even to input data through the computer keyboard (which naturally is much more comfortable). Run manually when requiredNo
FontXboot.exeAdded by the AGENT-LZW TROJAN!No
Font ViewerXfontviewer.exeAdded by a variant of the IRCBOT BACKDOOR! See hereNo
FontFixXfontfix.exeAdded by an unidentified VIRUS, WORM or TROJAN!No
fontnavNFontNav.exeFont Navigator from Bitstream Inc. - a font management utilityNo
FontsLoaderXldfnt32.htaUnidentified malwareNo
FONTVIEWXFONTVIEW.EXEAdded by the OPASERV.T WORM!No
FooBar 1.0UFooBar.exeFooBar - "combines fifteen high-quality productivity tools in a single toolbar that floats on your desktop or runs in the Windows task bar"No
foobin lptt01Xfoobin.exeRapidBlaster variant (in a "foo1" folder in Program Files). A dedicated "RapidBlaster Killer" removal tool used to be available but quality anti-malware tools will now remove itNo
foobin ml097eXfoobin.exeRapidBlaster variant (in a "foo1" folder in Program Files). A dedicated "RapidBlaster Killer" removal tool used to be available but quality anti-malware tools will now remove itNo
foolXfool.exeAdded by the SILLYFDC.BCV WORM!No
FoolProofYfpwinldr.exeFoolProof Security PC security software from SmartStuffNo
FoolProofSweepY??Part of FoolProof Security PC security software from SmartStuffNo
ForbesNForbesAlerts.exeForbes Business News Alerts - displays business news headlines in a little window on the screenNo
ForceShowXrundll32.exe QaBar.dll,ForceShowBarAdultLinks.QBar parasite related! Note that rundll32.exe is a legitimate Microsoft file used to launch DLL file types and shouldn't be deleted. The "QaBar.dll" file is found in %System%No
Forget Me NotNAGRemind.exeCalendar reminder part of Broderbund's American Greetings® CreataCard®No
forteManagerUdthtml.exeforteManager from LG. Rebranded version of Display Tune from Portrait Displays, Inc. - which "is the perfect software utility to initially set-up and adjust your display to achieve its optimum performance. All adjustments are made through a simple graphical user interface"No
FortiClientYFortiClient.exeFortinet security systems are the new generation of real time network protection systemsNo
Fortis Secure Layer ConfigUcseinst.exeFortis Bank Home Banking part. Installed during the installation of the software necessary to run the Home Banking. According to Fortis Bank this will not in any way be harmful to the system or relay system informationNo
fotosXfotos.exeAdded by the BANKER-FP TROJAN!No
FotoStation Easy AutoLaunchNFotoStation Easy AutoLaunch.exeInstalled with a Nikon digital camera. Used to collect photos uploaded from camera program NkVwMon.exe. If your camera is not connected (via USB port) you do not need this program loaded eitherNo
Foul PXUFoulPX.exeFoul PX, Optusnet usage stat checkerNo
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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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