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Explorer Freeze-ups

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by lewiswrx, Jul 13, 2006.

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  1. lewiswrx

    lewiswrx Thread Starter

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    My IE keep freezing up. I was told by Comcast that I have too many processes running. How can I tell which ones I can safely delete and what happens if I delete the wrong ones?
     
  2. Blink182

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    Howdy,

    Pretty much any process with your username next to it except:

    Video Card Driver
    Mouse Driver
    Printer Driver
    Explorer.exe
    Anti Virus
    Sound Driver
    Anti Spyware.
    The driver in which you connect internet.


    Which if you think about it not many. So i suspect comcast is incorrect unless you have a viral process.

    NOTE: Any process with NETWORK SERVICE, LOCAL SERVICE, SYSTEM should NOT be terminated. Processes like:

    csrss.exe
    lsass.exe
    scvhost.exe (atleast 6 of em)
    winlogon.exe
    smss.exe
    System
    System Idle Process
    alg.exe


    Should not be terminated.
     
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