View Full Version : Odd Startup Item shows

Neil F
10-03-2016, 10:21 PM
Just recently when I run MSconfig and select startup tab I noticed a ticked new item called Persecution Perturbations.
The manufacturer is listed as Radlight Inc.
The file path shown is C:\Users\NEILF\then ............. before Apps\Roaming etc.

I don't understand the ...... part so tried to find Manufacturer or startup item by searching under C:.
I had no luck.

On Google under Radlight Inc it describes them as media type -m4etc but nowhere is Persecution Perturbations mentioned.

Does anyone know of this Persecutions item? I can remove the tick for "run at startup" but would like to know more about it and if dangerous how to remove it since I can only see it under MSconfig Startup tab

FYI I am running Windows 7 Professional 64 bit and MS Office 2016.
All my MS Win7 updates are current as at today.


11-03-2016, 07:19 AM
Wow, awesome name......LOL.


Seems to be a media player.

11-03-2016, 07:35 AM
Looks suspiciously like winamp in the screenshots.

Neil F
12-03-2016, 12:12 PM
Thanks for your comments.
Interestingly -it has since disappeared.
I unticked it in MSConfig Startup tab.
Yesterday morning I got a Trojan Threat detect ( no mention of Persecution etc.) from Microsoft Security Essentials - removed the threat and lo and behold
Persecution Perturbations has disappeared.

I'll accept the "win" but don't know why because when it (Persecution) appeared here was no threat warning.