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How to get rid of excess processes


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dorthe

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Hi,
I am very happy with my little vaio but what is all this stuff it comes with. It has 64 minimum processes running at all times, most of which I dont even know what are (ex Apoint). It takes surprisingly long for this new sexy machine to start up and I suspect all the background stuff is the reason.

Apart from going to taskmanager and physically deleting the processes one by one everytime I start, is there a better way to tell what processes actually does what and how do I distinguish good from bad. Or is there a such thing as a list of essentials, and I can safely get rid off all else.

If anyone can help me I shall be eternally grateful.

Kind Regards,

Dorthe :whistling:
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Dwight

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Hi dorthe. Always back up important files.
Is this what you are looking for?

http://onecomputergu...ervices_disable
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You´d think so to look at it, but not one of the processes listed on onecomputerguy.com matches any of mine.

Any other suggestions :/
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Try here:

http://www.answersthatwork.com/

Click on the "Tasks" button. All processes will be listed in alphabetical order.

Example would be to click on "S" for svchost.exe etc.
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Exactly what I needed. Well done.

Thanks a lot :whistling:
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