Excessive Running Programs

  B33J 20:32 18 Dec 2006
Locked

My computer has been running a little slower than usual recently and been taking a long time to start. I recently had a look at the running programs and I have 76 running in the background, using up over 600 mb of memory.

Is there some sort of utility I can use to scan my runnig processes, tell me exactly what they are and if they are of any use so that I can determine whether or not I can switch them off?

Many thanks,

Pete

  skidzy 21:02 18 Dec 2006

Try click here or

Start/run and type MSCONFIG,select startup and remove ticks from everything except your AV and Firewall and if you have a realtime spyware scanner leave this ticked and reboot.

  VoG II 21:03 18 Dec 2006

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Dell XPS 13 9370 (2018) review

Creative studio Omnibus' brand identity for We Said Enough fights back against sexual misconduct

WWDC history: Apple's product launches since 2005

Espace de stockage : comment libérer de la mémoire sur votre iPhone ?