How do you remove a program from the Start Menu?

Question

rbmesagm.exe

Good Morning, I have the above file running in my Computer[xp] It is in the startup Column. I have searched the 4 sites below, plus two search engines, Google and All the Web, Also did a search at Microsoft, but nowhere is there any mention of this file. I have spent approximately 5 days looking and don’t know what else to do. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

http://filext.com/

http://www.3feetunder.com/krick/startup/list.html

http://www.sysinfo.org/startuplist.php

http://www.answersthatwork.com/Tasklist_pages/tasklist.htm

Answer

This question was answered on May 18, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

It’s a program file which you can remove from the “Start Menu” by right-clicking it and clicking Unpin from Start Menu or Remove from This List

If the file appears again after you unpin or remove it from the “Start Menu” then it could be a malware program that you need to remove If this is the cause you should download and install Microsoft’s Windows AntiSpyware (Beta) which is free Before you download Windows AntiSpyware please check to make sure you system meets the requirements which you can check at the following website: http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/software/requirements.mspx After you confirm that your systems meets the requirements then download and install Microsoft AntiSpyware at: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=321cd7a2-6a57-4c57-a8bd-dbf62eda9671&displaylang=en Next run a full scan of your computer and Windows AntiSpyware (Beta) displays detailed information about every spyware program detected, including a description of the threat, where it is located on your computer, a risk rating, and a recommended action to take This information enables you to make informed decisions regarding removal Detected spyware can be either temporarily disabled using Spyware Quarantine or permanently removed from your computer.

In addition you should run a full scan of your computer using your an anti virus program (I’m assuming you have an anti virus program).

Good Luck!

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Posted by Kisha of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on May 18, 2005