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Old 07-23-2006, 06:20 PM   #1
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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?
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Old 07-23-2006, 07:25 PM   #2
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Default Re: Processes

Right click them, and click end process.
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Old 07-23-2006, 07:33 PM   #3
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Processes have nothing to do with startup items

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Name: Filemon
Download: http://www.sysinternals.com/Utilities/Filemon.html
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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.
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Old 07-23-2006, 07:52 PM   #4
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Default 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...
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Old 07-23-2006, 07:58 PM   #5
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Default 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.
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Old 07-24-2006, 09:13 PM   #6
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k. i'm not too sure of anything i want to stop/disable...
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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
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ooooooooookay...i only disabled 2 things...i should be okay...i hope i am.
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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
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the 2 i got rid of where:
remote registry
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