Which programs to leave when loading software

  Fruity69 14:45 20 May 2003

On my trusty old Win98SE based machine I close everything except for systray and explorer when I need to install software.

I now have a super new notebook running Win XP Professional. What programs/services should I leave running with this version please?

Many thanks


  The Transporter 14:51 20 May 2003

If you really want to know about services go here.

click here

But i would leave it all alone.

Xp is a more complex o/s than 98 and all the processes you see running in the task manager are there for a reason. (ctrl - alt - del) then processes.

  otubby1 16:43 20 May 2003

Is it unusual to have over twenty of them running? On Windows ME it was only about six without my AV.

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