For safety reasons, I suggest that you use another computer to access your bank accounts.
As for a slow computer, there's a number of items that I can disable for you to see if it helps improve your computer's performance. O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TPFNF7] C:\Program Files\Lenovo\NPDIRECT\TPFNF7SP.exe /r
Do you use IBM's Presentation Director? A description is here - http://www.systemlookup.com/Startup/132 ... P_exe.html
If no, it can be disabled.O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PWMTRV] rundll32 C:\PROGRA~1\ThinkPad\UTILIT~1\PWMTR32V.DLL,PwrMgrBkGndMonitor
This is Thinkpad's Power Manager. Do you use any custom power settings? Based on some users' feedback, this could cause computers to slow down. If you are using custom settings, you may want to re-install Power Manager.http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?t=52450O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BLOG] rundll32 C:\PROGRA~1\ThinkPad\UTILIT~1\BTVLogEx.DLL,StartBattLog
This measures your battery changes, like how much more is needed get the battery full charged, how much is being used, etc. If your laptop is always connected to your power adapter, this could be disabled since you would have no need to view how much battery power is left.
However, if you are always on the go, and need to find out how much battery power is left, leaving this alone would be the best.http://www.systemlookup.com/Startup/173 ... ttLog.htmlO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SynTPEnh] C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
This is your touchpad tray icon (near the clock). If you use the advanced features of your touchpad, this would need to be enabled. Otherwise, it can be disabled safely.http://www.systemlookup.com/Startup/122 ... h_exe.htmlO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TPHOTKEY] C:\Program Files\Lenovo\HOTKEY\TPOSDSVC.exe
Depending on the model of your Thinkpad, pressing one key will let you change the volume or opens the help file. If you don't think you need to change the volume or read the help file, it can be disabled safely.http://www.systemlookup.com/Startup/132 ... R_EXE.htmlO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [EZEJMNAP] C:\PROGRA~1\ThinkPad\UTILIT~1\EzEjMnAp.Exe
Not needed since you can access it via Start Menu, but if you prefer convenience, we can leave this alone.http://www.systemlookup.com/Startup/353 ... p_exe.htmlO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SoundMAXPnP] C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exe
Required for the various sound settings, such as the sound effects. If you don't use them, it can be disabled safely.http://www.systemlookup.com/Startup/114 ... P_exe.htmlO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AwaySch] C:\Program Files\Lenovo\AwayTask\AwaySch.EXE
Part of Thinkpad Productivity Centre. Helps you to enhance your Thinkpad. If you don't use this feature, we can disable it.http://www.systemlookup.com/Startup/119 ... h_EXE.htmlO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LPManager] C:\PROGRA~1\THINKV~1\PrdCtr\LPMGR.exe
Related to Thinkpad Productivity Centre. Not really needed unless you use IBM Productivity Centre.http://www.systemlookup.com/Startup/5608-LPMGR_exe.htmlO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CameraApplicationLauncher] C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Camera Center\bin\CameraApplicationLaunchpadLauncher.exe
This is related to your Thinkpad's camera. Unless you use it, it can be safely disabled.O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ACTray] C:\Program Files\ThinkPad\ConnectUtilities\ACTray.exe
It's not needed as it tells your connection status.http://www.systemlookup.com/Startup/394-ACTray_exe.htmlO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ACWLIcon] C:\Program Files\ThinkPad\ConnectUtilities\ACWLIcon.exe
Related to Thinkpad Connectivity Solutions. If you use them, it would be best to leave them enabled.http://www.pc.ibm.com/us/think/thinkvan ... tions.htmlO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IgfxTray] C:\Windows\system32\igfxtray.exe
Not really needed as it can be accessed via Control Panel. But if you prefer convenience, we can leave it alone.http://www.systemlookup.com/Startup/455 ... y_exe.htmlO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HotKeysCmds] C:\Windows\system32\hkcmd.exe
If your Thinkpad provides you with a hot key (some sort of shortcut key) to access Intel Graphics settings, this would be needed. If unsure, best to leave it enabled.http://www.systemlookup.com/Startup/4221-hkcmd_exe.htmlO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Persistence] C:\Windows\system32\igfxpers.exe
Doesn't appear that this is needed based on the description in the below given link. I think this can be safely disabled.http://www.systemlookup.com/Startup/935 ... s_exe.htmlO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Software Update] C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
This is to remind you to update HP software. Not needed. You can find it in your Start Menu.http://www.systemlookup.com/Startup/426 ... 2_exe.htmlO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime
This program can be hard to disable, but it's doable.O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AppleSyncNotifier] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleSyncNotifier.exe
Unless you use an iPhone or iPod Touch, this program is again not needed for startup, but as per many Apple products, Apple makes it hard to disable it, but still doable.O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iTunesHelper] "C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
Not needed to run on startup as well, can be hard to disable, but doable.O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Sidebar] C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe /autoRun
If you don't use Windows gadgets, it can be safely disabled. They can usually found on the right hand side. A sample:O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [msnmsgr] "C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe" /background
Not needed on startup. You can manually run MSN Messenger (now known as Windows Live Messenger) via the Start Menu. However, if you prefer convenience, we can leave this running on startup.
Please let me know which programs you would like to disable at startup.