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Startup program entry details:

RegistryMechanic (RMTray.exe)

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

Not required or not recommended - typically infrequently used tasks that can be started manually if necessary

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


Part of Registry Mechanic from PC Tools by Symantec (now discontinued) - which "is an advanced registry cleaner for Windows that can safely clean, repair and optimize your registry in a few simple mouse clicks!" This entry is created when Registry Mechanic is installed on Vista and loads the System Tray icon (RegMech.exe) and runs a registry scan at startup - if either are enabled. Run manually at regular intervals

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: [RegistryMechanic] C:\Program Files\Registry Mechanic\RMTray.exe /H

Other information:


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