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Startup program entry details:

SpybotSD TeaTimer (TeaTimer.exe)

This page expands upon the information already available for this entry in the Pacman's Portal Windows start-up programs database.

Normally leave to run at start-up - typically required for the program to function properly or for security/safety reasons

For further information on how to identify and disable startup programs please visit the Introduction page.

Description:

Part of the popular Spybot - Search & Destroy spyware removal tool from Safer Networking Limited. "Resident TeaTimer Resident TeaTimer is a tool of Spybot-S&D which constantly monitors the processes called/initiated. It immediately detects known malicious processes trying to start and terminates them giving you some options on how to deal with this process in the future." Also provides System Tray access to Spybot S&D and detects when processes want to change critical registry settings such as the startup entries - giving the user the option to allow/deny the change

Startup information:

Registry (Start → Run → regedit)

MSConfig (Start → Run → msconfig → Startup)

Windows Defender (Start → All Programs → Windows Defender → Tools → Software Explorer)

Log examples:

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SpybotSD TeaTimer] C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe

Other information:

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