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svchost.exe and unneeded services

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  • Started 5 years ago by annak
  • Latest reply from ispalten
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I just read the article "What Is svchost.exe And Why Is It Running," and I understand much better now what svchost.exe is. My computer often runs pretty slowly and occasionally has pretty high CPU usage, so I'm hoping that if I disable some unnecessary services, it'll speed up a bit. But how do I determine which services I don't need? I don't know much about computers so I'd really appreciate simple answers. Thanks!

Posted 5 years ago
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annak hi. Check out this site,

Posted 5 years ago
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Might want to try SVCHOST PROCESS ANALYZER, it works, and you might need to understand what it shows you, some of its 'recommendations' I don't agree with. Also suggests you try the 'security' program which you purchase.

I run it a few times a year, never found anything to worry about.

Irv S.

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