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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by traip93, Feb 15, 2004.

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  1. traip93

    traip93 Guest Thread Starter

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    I have windows XP

    What are all of these process running under task manager at any giving time? I currently am not using my computer for anything, other than the internet viewing this site, yet I have 36 process running. Is this right?

    Here they are:

    IEXPLRE.EXE
    taskmgr.exe
    rnathchk.exe
    realsched.exe
    spamsub.exe
    PSfree.exe
    rundll32.exe
    pcsvc.exe
    hpztsb04.exe
    mmtask.exe
    shwicon2k.exe
    NAVAPSVC.EXE
    apg.exe
    ltmsg.exe
    ALCXMNTR.exe
    spoolsv.exe
    CCAPP.EXE
    CCEVTMGR.EXE
    CCSETMGR.EXE
    HpqCmon.exe
    svchost.exe
    hpsysdrv.exe
    svchost.exe
    explorer.exe
    svchost.exe
    svchost.exe
    hpqtra08.exe
    lsass.exe
    services.exe
    winlogon.exe
    csrss.exe
    smss.exe
    eber.exe
    PCHButton.exe
    System
    System Idle Process


    That's all of them in order as they appear, what do they mean? are any of them bad or useless?
     
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    Rollin' Rog - Great LINK

    Thanks-you!
     
  4. Rollin' Rog

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    (y)

    Unfortunately the "all processes" links are not clickable, but there is a subset of online ones that is pretty good too; I replaced the link with it.
     
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    thanks a lot, I'm working my way through them now I have a question about pcsvc.exe (this one looks real bad) I'm going to start a new thread about it and see if I can get some help remooving it.

    Thanks
     
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    not PCSVC, i removied that one, I meant to say SVCHOST.EXE this one looks bad and I can't removee it from my PC
     
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    Hold on!

    Don't confuse svchost.exe with scvhost.exe (SVC vs. SCV)
     
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    svchost.exe
     
  9. jnibori

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    Woops, sorry. I'm all screwed up now.

    I, too, have it.

    EDIT Perhaps not. One is svchost.exe and the bad one os svchosts .exe
     
  10. jnibori

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    I think you're fine with svchost.exe -

    WinTasks Process Library

    svchost - svchost.exe - Process Information
    Process File: svchost or svchost.exe
    Process Name: Service Host Process
    Description: Application that works as a host process for services that run from dynamic link libraries.
    Company: Microsoft Corp.
    System Process: Yes
    Security Risk ( Virus/Trojan/Worm/Adware/Spyware ): No
    Common Errors: N/A
     
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