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There are 89 processes when I only have chrome and task manager open

Since about the beginning of the summer my computer has had around 80-90 processes open when nothing is running. I don't want to end any of them in fear I'll mess up my computer. Does anyone have any suggestions on how i can fix this??
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  1. And every process has a description in task manager. If you don't get what it does from the description, just search for the name of the process. You will learn the concept fast: everything the pc does. has it's process. explorer, mouse, keyboard, network (has multiple).
  2. noidea_77 said:
    And every process has a description in task manager. If you don't get what it does from the description, just search for the name of the process. You will learn the concept fast: everything the pc does. has it's process. explorer, mouse, keyboard, network (has multiple).


    what if the description is a bunch of random letters then .exe or it doesn't have a description at all??
  3. DJ7_11 said:
    noidea_77 said:
    And every process has a description in task manager. If you don't get what it does from the description, just search for the name of the process. You will learn the concept fast: everything the pc does. has it's process. explorer, mouse, keyboard, network (has multiple).


    what if the description is a bunch of random letters then .exe or it doesn't have a description at all??

    Search for the process name from the first column and run a virus scan. I like this: http://www.mcafee.com/us/downloads/free-tools/stinger.aspx
  4. Take a look at this.

    http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/faq/id-1860438/reduce-number-programs-run-start-simple-steps.html

    I have 29 running processes after start-up.
  5. noidea_77 said:
    DJ7_11 said:
    noidea_77 said:
    And every process has a description in task manager. If you don't get what it does from the description, just search for the name of the process. You will learn the concept fast: everything the pc does. has it's process. explorer, mouse, keyboard, network (has multiple).


    what if the description is a bunch of random letters then .exe or it doesn't have a description at all??

    Search for the process name from the first column and run a virus scan. I like this: http://www.mcafee.com/us/downloads/free-tools/stinger.aspx


    I've heard that mcafree is a big scam
  6. DJ7_11 said:
    noidea_77 said:
    DJ7_11 said:
    noidea_77 said:
    And every process has a description in task manager. If you don't get what it does from the description, just search for the name of the process. You will learn the concept fast: everything the pc does. has it's process. explorer, mouse, keyboard, network (has multiple).


    what if the description is a bunch of random letters then .exe or it doesn't have a description at all??

    Search for the process name from the first column and run a virus scan. I like this: http://www.mcafee.com/us/downloads/free-tools/stinger.aspx


    I've heard that mcafree is a big scam

    Great! So stay away from it and other anti virus an live on with your 80-90 processes.
  7. noidea_77 said:
    DJ7_11 said:
    noidea_77 said:
    DJ7_11 said:
    noidea_77 said:
    And every process has a description in task manager. If you don't get what it does from the description, just search for the name of the process. You will learn the concept fast: everything the pc does. has it's process. explorer, mouse, keyboard, network (has multiple).


    what if the description is a bunch of random letters then .exe or it doesn't have a description at all??

    Search for the process name from the first column and run a virus scan. I like this: http://www.mcafee.com/us/downloads/free-tools/stinger.aspx


    I've heard that mcafree is a big scam

    Great! So stay away from it and other anti virus an live on with your 80-90 processes.


    Well I would rather that then being scamed of my money and who says thy every antivirus is a scam??
  8. Best answer
    DJ7_11 said:
    Well I would rather that then being scamed of my money and who says thy every antivirus is a scam??


    Well, I do, for one.

    To me, anti-virus software producers are like doctors and doctors need sick people.

    I have known an anti-virus program to infect a machine and then miraculously cure it and because of that, I do not entertain ant-virus software at all.

    And perversely, it seems that viruses will not entertain me as a result.

    And this is part of the reason why I have only 29 running processes when I start my machine.

    As I say, you should have a little look at this article - you will definitely improve the performance of your system greatly.

    http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/faq/id-1860438/reduce-num...

    Guaranteed.
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