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Startup item - stsystra.exe

In msconfig, Startup, there is an item called stsystra.exe. I went to Google, but they don't have anything on this. Neither does "I am not a Geek". Is this a valid function?
Win XP Home Edition, SP2
Dell 9100
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dunedin
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Re: Startup item - stsystra.exe

Hi,
I can`t find any info on it either, so that is not good news.  I would say it probably should not be there.
 
Run these online scans
 
 
Then download and run these free programs
Ad-Aware SE http://www.lavasoftusa.com/software/adaware/
Update before running.  Get it to fix all
 
Spybot Search and Destroy 
http://www.safer-networking.org/en/download/
Update it before running.  Get it to fix all the RED entries it finds
 
If it is still there you will need to download and run HijackThis
HijackThis  http://www.majorgeeks.com/download3155.html
Unzip it to a permanent folder of its own, not directly on the desktop and not directly on the C:\ drive. Create a folder in My Documents and keep it in there.
 
Go to the HijackThis Forum here and post the log it creates. The experts there will tell you how to fix the problem.
 
It seems a lot, I know, but in order to run HijackThis you must first clean up with the other programs
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Signals
Silver

Re: Startup item - stsystra.exe

In reply to dunedin, I have run full Norton AntiVirus scan, Spybot, and AdAware, and nothing shows up. Did a search on my PC for stsystra.exe, and came up with stsystra.exe-250DA2AC, which is a PF File, origin: Prefetch. This appears to be related to Sigmatel Audio system tray application, which I have researched, but must admit that I still don't understand. In any case, I have unchecked the box in Startup, and nothing seems to be affected. Would still like to get to the bottom of this.
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1delguy
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Re: Startup item - stsystra.exe

this is just the audio software that came with the Dell PC. chill everyone!
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JRosenfeld
Diamond

Re: Startup item - stsystra.exe

A good place to look up startup items is
 
 
 

Precision Tower 5810, Quadcore Intel Xeon E5-1630 v3, 3700 MHz
RAM:16 GB PC6400 DDR4 SDRAM 1066MHz
HDD: 2x ATA  ST500DM002-1BD14 500GB SATA non RAID
DVD:HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GTA0N SCSI and PLDS DVD+-RW DH-16AES SCSI
Video: nVIDIA Quadro K4200 PCIe 4GB
Audio: Recon3D PCIe, Altec Lansing ADA995 5.1 speakers
Monitor: Dell E2011H

7.1 pro sp1 64 bit

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