Program that will close all non-essential processes/services? Tags: How To Windows 7 Last response: March 17, 2012 4:24 AM in Windows 7 Share Oscar607 March 17, 2012 3:51:13 AM I need a program that will close all the non-essential processes and services? Does anyone know how to do this or a program that will do it? EDIT: Ill rephrase. I only want processes that allow the computer to start and then for me to be able to delete a file that is being used by some unknown process. More about : program close essential processes services Anonymous a b $ Windows 7 March 17, 2012 4:05:12 AM seeing that you are the one who know what your doing on the computer, how would a program know what is essential to you? the best/only thing is to google "disable unnecessary services windows 7 (or XP)" and see what you don't need for yourself. mouse24 March 17, 2012 4:19:38 AM So, like Safe mode? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Anonymous a b $ Windows 7 March 17, 2012 4:24:29 AM ooohhhhhh. if you know what process is using it then right click on the task bar > start task manager >processes >highlight the process > end process. that should free up to delete the file got it? you ain't gonna screw something up doing it? then if you want to clean up things that start up with your computer. get Ccleaner and find out how it can help. just google Ccleaner yeah Ccleaner. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumMY CPU is running VERY SLOW ForumNEED HELP ForumFolding@Home: THGC Needs You -Team 40051 ForumClosing Down Background Tasks ForumI5 2400 cpu stuttering Forumhttp://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] rts-stores Forumhttp://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] rts-stores ForumSocial Security ForumComputer won't start. No beeps, monitor says power save. ForumCdrom ForumRandom focusing out of windows ForumWhat's Windows Vista Worth? Play Guy's Guesstimating Game. ForumReview please, first time build ForumMissing cd dvd drive in win 7 32 bit ForumVery strange problem, need help please ForumUnexpected shutdown during high usage ForumHeeelp:) first exp pc gaming older laptop (star wars tor) ForumMemory taken up by buffering videos? ForumWindow 7 ultimate hp product key Forum[Solved] Will I need to re-install the OS? More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !