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Normal Task Manager? (SVCHOST.exe)


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Here's a tasklist.exe (which only comes with XP Pro) dump of my svchosts (so, here is why some people have a few, and others have more) :

svchost.exe                  732 DcomLaunch, TermService
svchost.exe                  788 RpcSs
svchost.exe                  856 AudioSrv, Browser, CryptSvc, Dhcp, dmserver,
                                ERSvc, EventSystem,
                                FastUserSwitchingCompatibility, helpsvc,
                                lanmanserver, lanmanworkstation, Messenger,
                                Netman, Nla, NtmsSvc, RasMan, Schedule,
                                seclogon, SENS, SharedAccess,
                                ShellHWDetection, TapiSrv, Themes, TrkWks,
                                w32time, winmgmt, wscsvc, wuauserv, WZCSVC
svchost.exe                  900 Dnscache
svchost.exe                  932 LmHosts, RemoteRegistry, SSDPSRV, upnphost,
svchost.exe                 3204 HTTPFilter

Some people have a lot of services running, some people have not as many (depends on whether you're on XP Pro, Home, have avast, Norton, McAfee, other programs that run services (like all-in-one printers), or whatever)

It's quite normal.

The number next to each line is the PID (process ID) number.

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how do i find this information?


thank you. i have 41 processes right now, with between 2-18% usage-with this site, another site, zone alarm, ie, av, and emule running. i am guessing i am about middle of the road?

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