Microsoft Windows Startup Software Enumeration

info Nessus Plugin ID 58452


It is possible to enumerate startup software.


This plugin lists software that is configured to run on system startup by crawling the registry entries in :

- HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
- HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersi on\Run


Review the list of applications and remove any that are not compliant with your organization's acceptable use and security policies.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 58452

File Name: smb_enum_startup_registry.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 3/23/2012

Updated: 2/1/2022

Asset Inventory: true

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated