Unrequired processes

  Eagie 23:35 19 May 2003
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I've been having a problem with a game (James Bond Nightfire) which tends to crash quite considerably. Having made sure all my drivers are up-to-date I have now turned my attention to the various processes running the background.

Which processes are essential to run windows xp? I have five instances of svchost.exe running - are these all the same and how to I choose which ones to keep (if any at all)?

Thanks in advance,

James

  powerless 23:38 19 May 2003
  -pops- 07:59 20 May 2003

Thanks for that!

Brian

  Eagie 08:13 20 May 2003

Wasn't I meant to sya that? :-)

Thanks powerless I'll take a look there.

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