So many processes

  john-a 22:25 15 Sep 2006
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i have 58 processes using 442 Mb RAM. after i have booted i am using 338Mb RAM.

i have earlier today loaded and am using FreeRAM XP PRO as i was kindly recommended.

however does anyone know of a nice little freeware progs that gets rid of idle/stuck/"resident but not needed" processes that are still shown on task manager so that the RAM gets freed up?

  lisa02 22:34 15 Sep 2006

What is loading up when you boot?

Go to run and type MSCONFIG. click startup and have a look for any programs you deem unnecessary, leave your anti-virus and firewall alone though.

  john-a 22:47 15 Sep 2006

lisa:

thanks, but i keep that list well and truly trimmed already.

buy the way is there any way of removing the items on that list i have unticked?

  VoG II 22:49 15 Sep 2006
  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:53 15 Sep 2006

cut back on the services

type services.msc in the run box
service guide
click here

  john-a 22:53 15 Sep 2006

thanks VoG

  woodchip 23:28 15 Sep 2006

Also check Startup in Programs on Desktop. As some start from there

  Input Overload 23:37 15 Sep 2006

click here Start Captor to permanently remove start entries.

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