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Hi I have windows XP i year old, with 53 processes running is this to many or how do I reduce this permanitly coz if I just go end process it will start when I start my computer thanks
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Click start then run, type msconfig then press enter, click start up, click disable all

Then replace the ticks for the firewall, anti virus and any anti spyware programmes, click apply and reboot

Tick, do not start the configuration utility when windows loads

Check the firewall, anti virus and any anti spyware programmes are active
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I have 33 processes running at start up, but I use Norton. Sigh.

You may want to try Mike Lynn's Start Up CPL, which will add a tab called "Start Up" in your control panel. By ticking (or unticking) the entries there you can selectively choose what runs at boot, and what doesn't. Most things except for security and MS processes, like Keith pointed out above, do not need to run unless called on. This utility will allow you to switch programs on and off until you find the configuration that suits you the best.
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