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msconfig

maynardvdm

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Hi
i ran msconfig to check my startup, and there is all the programs that should start and then there is one that is blank with the check box ticked, the startup item is blank and command is blank and the location is the same as all the others HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Could i be a virus? I did a full scan bit found nothing. using bitdefender latest version with all updates.
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browse to that tree in regedit and see what the name of it is......
list everything in that tree and post it back,,i will tell you then what can be removed
kind regards
danzil
 

maynardvdm

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This is the info in that branch:

Key Name: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Class Name: <NO CLASS>
Last Write Time: 7/5/2007 - 1:37 PM
Name: preload REG_SZ C:\Windows\RUNXMLPL.exe
Name: SynTPLpr REG_SZ C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
Name: SynTPEnh REG_SZ C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
Name: EPM-DM REG_SZ c:\acer\epm\epm-dm.exe
Name: ePowerManagement REG_SZ C:\Acer\ePM\ePM.exe boot
Name: IMJPMIG8.1 REG_SZ "C:\WINDOWS\IME\imjp8_1\IMJPMIG.EXE" /Spoil /RemAdvDef /Migration32
Name: MSPY2002 REG_SZ C:\WINDOWS\system32\IME\PINTLGNT\ImScInst.exe /SYNC
Name: PHIME2002ASync REG_SZ C:\WINDOWS\system32\IME\TINTLGNT\TINTSETP.EXE /SYNC
Name: PHIME2002A REG_SZ C:\WINDOWS\system32\IME\TINTLGNT\TINTSETP.EXE /IMEName
Name: RemoteControl REG_SZ "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe"
Name: LaunchAp REG_SZ "C:\Program Files\Launch Manager\LaunchAp.exe"
Name: PowerKey REG_SZ "C:\Program Files\Launch Manager\PowerKey.exe"
Name: LManager REG_SZ "C:\Program Files\Launch Manager\HotkeyApp.exe"
Name: CtrlVol REG_SZ "C:\Program Files\Launch Manager\CtrlVol.exe"
Name: LMgrOSD REG_SZ "C:\Program Files\Launch Manager\OSDCtrl.exe"
Name: Wbutton REG_SZ "C:\Program Files\Launch Manager\Wbutton.exe"
Name: eRecoveryService REG_SZ C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eRecovery\Monitor.exe
Name: BDMCon REG_SZ "C:\Program Files\Softwin\BitDefender10\bdmcon.exe" /reg
Name: BDAgent REG_SZ "C:\Program Files\Softwin\BitDefender10\bdagent.exe"
Name: RegistryMechanic REG_SZ
Name: iTunesHelper REG_SZ "C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
Name: PC Pitstop Optimize Scheduler REG_SZ C:\Program Files\PCPitstop\Optimize\PCPOptimize.exe -boot
Name: IgfxTray REG_SZ C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
Name: Persistence REG_SZ C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
Name: BluetoothAuthenticationAgent REG_SZ rundll32.exe bthprops.cpl,,BluetoothAuthenticationAgent
Name: WinampAgent REG_SZ C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
Name: SoundMan REG_SZ SOUNDMAN.EXE
 

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it looks like it may be registry mechanic,,this should be able to be removed using "add n remove"..
loads of those items can be disabled usin gmsconfig>startup they are not needed to be loaded at pc startup..
is this an acer machine???
i would remove (not uninstall).
PC Pitstop Optimize Scheduler
WinampAgent
remoteControl
IMJPMIG8.1
the acer epower entries can also be removed IF you do not use the fancy buttons for web,email etc and if you do not use epower management,or grid vista

i hope that helps
kind regards
danzil
 

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Is there any "speed up your computer" utilities i can run o my pc or should i stay away from any such programs. I have at the moment registry mechanic and pc pitstop optimizer. Good or bad. :)
 

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hi.
i do not use pc pit stop or any so called registry software....
i use nod32 for av,ewido for adware etc,and ccleaner for useless stored items.
i run a ewdio scan,then a nod32 scan then run ccleaner......i then use disk cleanup if needed and then run a defrag.....
i dont use any software to keep my pc at top performance as half of them are either full of spyware (my opinion) and /or not adequate to do the job.
i keep msconfig clean to speed up pc booting times...i use a few registry tweaks but nothing major.
thats all i use..some one out there may no some legitimate decent software....
windows live one care is good....the free online check up is worth a go..i use it once a month.
on average my pc takes 15-20 to boot into xp and 30-40 to boot to vista..which im very happy with...it all boils down to how much ram,cpu,and free space on your hard drive you have really
kind regards
danzil
 

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