You probably ought to read the instructions for using CyberDefender, it's the program that gave you alert.
Various security programs provide this or a similar feature (including Windows Defender) and some firewalls installed on systems.
Bear in mind that "startup" can refer to an installed program or simply one which has placed a shortcut on your boot menu.
New programs on the Start menu can be easily identified by visual inspection, while you can use a utility like AutoRuns for Windows - http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinte...s/bb963902.aspx
to monitor, disable, remove unwanted startup items appearing on the Logon tab of Autoruns.
IMO means "in my opinion"
Edited by hamluis, 16 June 2009 - 03:42 PM.