Running processes

24 Dec 2007
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United Kingdom

How can I reduce the number of 'running processes'? currently showing 74
only used to be approx 50
I have cleared out the browser cache and browsing history and cookies, but computer still painfully slow.
Any help would be appreciated.

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Many third party installations like to be ready to run in an instant and/or 'call home' for one or another reason.
Have to sort wheat from chaff - As in required system stuff from third party installation unnecessary overhead.

Use with care... RTFM

...Windows Services ~ Includes complete explanations of each service and advice on which services you can safely disable...

Use with care...RTFM

...Autoruns' Hide Signed Microsoft Entries option helps you to zoom in on third-party auto-starting images that have been added to your system and it has support for looking at the auto-starting images configured for other accounts configured on a system. Also included in the download package is a command-line equivalent that can output in CSV format, Autorunsc.
You'll probably be surprised at how many executables are launched automatically!...

A neat piece on Autoruns. Here

Or goto Start..Run..type MSCONFIG, and enable or disable start up programs..

Then goto explorer tools, and disable all plug runs 100% faster. Add plug ins as required.
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