Originally Posted by joedaman633
He's not saying malware, he said background application. For example, leaving Skype open, Live Messenger, YouCam etc would all cause the camera to be on.
Sorry. I made an assumption based on the post. "When you assume, it makes an a*s out of you and me."
Jokes aside, I would never recommend ending random processes. Know what you have installed. But ending random processes can end in a bluescreen, which means that any read or write fails. It generally ends well, but you dont want to be on the bad end of it not ending well.