startup, what is the minimum ?

  geewis357 18:25 22 Aug 04

when I run msconfig and look at all the programs that start up when windows is booting up what actualy is needed, as I have a few things that should not be hapening and dont know what should be there and what not. Could anybody tell me the minimum req.
With thanks.

  iambeavis 18:38 22 Aug 04

The only items on my startup tab are AV and firewall.

  pc moron 18:39 22 Aug 04

You can untick everything in msconfig and the PC should boot okay- make a note of what is currently loading before unticking an item.

The absolute minimum depends on which OS you're using- Win XP?

The running processes can be viewed in Task Manager (Ctrl+Alt+Del).

Which program/process are you concerned about?

  geewis357 18:45 22 Aug 04

every time I go on the Internet My Broadband conection is reporting up to 288kbps being uploaded and norton is dealing with failed or retuned mail that I have not sent, norton popups apear faster than I can click to close

  VoG II 18:50 22 Aug 04

Scan with click here

Also Ad-aware click here Spybot click here and a² click here

  geewis357 18:57 22 Aug 04

Thanks for that link Vog, I am downloading it as I type

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:12 22 Aug 04

click here will tell you what minium services to run.

  sattman 20:03 22 Aug 04

A nearly complete list and what each here

You should not remove Systray or Explorer from your start up list

  geewis357 20:50 22 Aug 04

Yo VOG, you,r the main man. Took your advice downloded the software and ran the search and it revealed a host of trojens and viruses, it seems to have done the trick.
With thanks.

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