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Windows Program Automatic Startup Locations


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#1 DrDOS

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Posted 20 January 2012 - 08:40 AM

Windows Program Automatic Startup Locations

Says Now:
Unfortunately, there are programs that are not legitimate, such as spyware, hijackers, trojans, worms, viruses, that load is this manner as well.
Maybe Should Say:
Unfortunately, there are programs that are not legitimate, such as spyware, hijackers, trojans, worms, viruses, that load in this manner as well.

Says Now:
If there a exclamation point preceding the value of the key, the entry will not be deleted until after the program completes, otherwise it will be deleted before the program runs.
Maybe Should Say:
If there is an exclamation point preceding the value of the key, the entry will not be deleted until after the program completes, otherwise it will be deleted before the program runs.

Says Now:
By default these keys are not executed in Safe mode. If you prefix the value of these keys with an asterisk, *, is will run in Safe Mode.
Maybe Should Say:
By default these keys are not executed in Safe mode. If you prefix the value of these keys with an asterisk, *, it will run in Safe Mode.

Says Now:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run registry key
Maybe Should Say: (consistency)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

Says Now:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run registry key
Maybe Should Say: (consistency)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

Says Now:
If there a exclamation point preceding the value of the key, the entry will not be deleted until after the program completes, otherwise it will be deleted before the program runs. This is important, because if the exclamation point is not use, and the program referenced in this key fails to complete, it will not run again as it will have already been deleted.
Maybe Should Say:
If there is an exclamation point preceding the value of the key, the entry will not be deleted until after the program completes, otherwise it will be deleted before the program runs. This is important, because if the exclamation point is not used, and the program referenced in this key fails to complete, it will not run again as it will have already been deleted.

Says Now:
These keys is generally used to load programs as part of a policy set in place on the computer or user.
Maybe Should Say:
These keys are generally used to load programs as part of a policy set in place on the computer or user.

Says Now:
This Registry contains values in a similar way as the Run key does.
Maybe Should Say:
This Registry value contains values in a similar way as the Run key does.

Says Now:
The entries in this registry run automatically when you start windows.
Maybe Should Say:
The entries in this registry value run automatically when you start windows.

Says Now: (broken link?)
Sysinternals Autoruns
Maybe Should Say:
Sysinternals Autoruns


Thanks to those who contributed to this. It filled in a few gaps. This site deserves a big :thumbsup: ...



[url=http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/windows-program-automatic-startup-locations/]Windows Program Automatic Startup Locations[/url]

[u]Says Now[/u]:
Unfortunately, there are programs that are not legitimate, such as spyware, hijackers, trojans, worms, viruses, that load is this manner as well. 
[u]Maybe Should Say[/u]:
 Unfortunately, there are programs that are not legitimate, such as spyware, hijackers, trojans, worms, viruses, that load [b]in[/b] this manner as well.

[u]Says Now[/u]:
If there a exclamation point preceding the value of the key, the entry will not be deleted until after the program completes, otherwise it will be deleted before the program runs.
[u]Maybe Should Say[/u]:
If there [b]is an[/b] exclamation point preceding the value of the key, the entry will not be deleted until after the program completes, otherwise it will be deleted before the program runs.

[u]Says Now[/u]:
By default these keys are not executed in Safe mode. If you prefix the value of these keys with an asterisk, *, is will run in Safe Mode.
[u]Maybe Should Say[/u]:
By default these keys are not executed in Safe mode. If you prefix the value of these keys with an asterisk, *, [b]it[/b] will run in Safe Mode.

[u]Says Now[/u]:  
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run registry key
[u]Maybe Should Say[/u]: [b](consistency)[/b]
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

[u]Says Now[/u]:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run registry key 
[u]Maybe Should Say[/u]: [b](consistency)[/b]
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

[u]Says Now[/u]:
If there a exclamation point preceding the value of the key, the entry will not be deleted until after the program completes, otherwise it will be deleted before the program runs.  This is important, because if the exclamation point is not use, and the program referenced in this key fails to complete, it will not run again as it will have already been deleted.
[u]Maybe Should Say[/u]:
If there [b]is an[/b] exclamation point preceding the value of the key, the entry will not be deleted until after the program completes, otherwise it will be deleted before the program runs.  This is important, because if the exclamation point is not use[b]d[/b], and the program referenced in this key fails to complete, it will not run again as it will have already been deleted.

[u]Says Now[/u]:
These keys is generally used to load programs as part of a policy set in place on the computer or user.
[u]Maybe Should Say[/u]:
These keys [b]are[/b] generally used to load programs as part of a policy set in place on the computer or user.

[u]Says Now[/u]:
This Registry contains values in a similar way as the Run key does.
[u]Maybe Should Say[/u]:
This Registry [b]value[/b] contains values in a similar way as the Run key does.

[u]Says Now[/u]:
The entries in this registry run automatically when you start windows.
[u]Maybe Should Say[/u]:
The entries in this registry [b]value[/b] run automatically when you start windows.

[u]Says Now[/u]:  (broken link?)
[url=http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/utilities/Autoruns.mspx][b]Sysinternals Autoruns[/b][/url]
[u]Maybe Should Say[/u]:
[url=http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb963902][b]Sysinternals Autoruns[/b][/url]


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#2 Grinler

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 05:15 PM

Thanks I made the changes and also added some updates to the guide.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/windows-program-automatic-startup-locations/




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