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drumthrasher 07-23-2006 05:20 PM

Processes
 
in the processes tab of the task manager, i have about 50 processes, many of which aren't even in the msconfig>startup thing. is there a way i can start/unstart these processes?

PerfectSK 07-23-2006 06:25 PM

Re: Processes
 
Right click them, and click end process.

MarxSoccer 07-23-2006 06:33 PM

Re: Processes
 
Processes have nothing to do with startup items

Here

Name: Filemon
Download: http://www.sysinternals.com/Utilities/Filemon.html
Picture: http://www.sysinternals.com/images/s...ts/Filemon.gif
Description:
Quote:

This program allows you to moniter exactly which processes are reading/writing which files. This is a great tool even for new users simply because common sense comes into play a lot...for example, if you see "firefox.exe" is reading from the file "passwords.txt," you're going to be a bit suspicious.

drumthrasher 07-23-2006 06:52 PM

Re: Processes
 
thats kinda neat, but i want to be able to not make some of the processes not come up anymore...that might sound a bit wierd...

Atomic Rooster 07-23-2006 06:58 PM

Re: Processes
 
In Windows XP go to Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services. There you can select the services you don't want running and choose their start-up type. Just right click on the service and select Properties. :D

drumthrasher 07-24-2006 08:13 PM

Re: Processes
 
k. i'm not too sure of anything i want to stop/disable...

shawn_selig29 07-24-2006 08:49 PM

Re: Processes
 
i've learned from my mistakes, that if u don't know what your disabling ask... cause i also tried to tweak my xp...but i screwed it up so bad had to format and re-install windows

drumthrasher 07-24-2006 09:03 PM

Re: Processes
 
ooooooooookay...i only disabled 2 things...i should be okay...i hope i am.

MarxSoccer 07-24-2006 09:25 PM

Re: Processes
 
Use common sense. Google the process name. You will be able to learn what it is, and whether it's safe to get rid of it or not

drumthrasher 07-24-2006 09:27 PM

Re: Processes
 
the 2 i got rid of where:
remote registry
stylexpservice


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