Windows 10: SafeBoot Entry Showing in Autoruns


  1. Posts : 157
    Windows 10 (2), Win 8.1 (1), Win 7 (1)
       14 Oct 2017 #1

    SafeBoot Entry Showing in Autoruns


    I happened to run Autoruns and noticed the first entry showing as:

    "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SafeBoot\AlternateShell" "" "" "" "6/17/2017 1:07 AM" ""
    + "cmd.exe" "Windows Command Processor" "Microsoft Corporation" "c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe" "5/30/2017 3:10 AM" ""


    I have never seen this before. I recently installed v13.80 so it seems to have popped up in that version. Anyone see this before? I don't think it is malicious.

    JohnD
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 2,309
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)
       15 Oct 2017 #2

    I have that too on my PCs. It seems 'normal' - see https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/.../cc976124.aspx
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    15 Oct 2017 #3

    I see it (if "show empty locations" is unticked) in 13.80

    I can't remember seeing it before but then I always have that option ticked.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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