To many processes running? Tags: Task Manager Windows 7 Last response: April 12, 2012 6:19 PM in Windows 7 Share cane1314 April 12, 2012 6:00:18 PM when i open my task manager i have 79 processes running and im not sure if thats to many or normal? I also dont know how to tel which ones are ok to stop or not? any help? More about : processes running foscooter a b $ Windows 7 April 12, 2012 6:12:39 PM Run msconfig. Under the Start Up tab, uncheck those programs that you know you don't need at boot up (leave all the ones with Microsoft in the name). Do this slowly, and reboot each time to make sure you didn't need it. Some drivers load via programs, so be careful. Thing I know you can turn off: Anything Abode, Office, or any other programs you installed. Manufactures all think that their software will be needed instantly and often, as is not the case. m 0 l jitpublisher a b $ Windows 7 April 12, 2012 6:18:53 PM That's actually pretty normal for a modern computer, why do you think we need 8gig of RAM these days?? Anyway, yeah if its causing you problems, do what foscooter said. But unless you ARE having problems of some kind, its nothing to worry about. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer cane1314 April 12, 2012 6:19:50 PM Ahhh that was made so easy haha thank you very much! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Too many dllhost.exe processes running in task manager, making computer slow, need help Forum Too many processes running on clean win7 install. (Ram too.) Forum Too many processes running? Forum SolvedBest Processor for under $150 for video editing and many web processes Forum SolvedWhy does google chrome have so many processes? Forum SolvedProgram to save/Restore Desktop Session after crash (reopening running processes, programs, etc)? Forum when i open any game in my pc then there opens so many processes of rundll32.exe Forum Too Many Processes At Startup Forum Setting Throttlestop to higher priority (Running before all other processes at bootup) Forum SolvedNot enough processes running after startup. Forum USB device prevents programs and processes from running Forum Missing Description of Running Processes Forum SolvedRunning 75 processes-is that normal? Forum Too many processes in the Task Manager Forum Too many processes. Forum How many processes Forum Why so many 'Processes' in task manager??? Forum My processes are running a bit high and my computer is being a bit slow Forum i have double processes running in my task manager windows 8.1 Forum useless processes running Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !