Blank startup item in startup list of System Config. Utility

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  1. R2D2

    R2D2 Registered Member

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    Under the list of startup items in the System Configuration Utility (after running msconfig), there is a check marked on a blank startup item; no item name, command or location...just blank:blink: . Could this be malware trying to hide itself upon startup? I've seen this before with a virus on my PC. Gee, I guess a hacker doesn't want you to know who it is and where they can be found.
     
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    Try finding the missing entry using this link
     
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    Sounds like you're on the right path.
     
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