Windows Process Library

By Deane Barker on September 17, 2004 – The online resource for process information!: Very handy when you’re trying to figure out just what your 10-year-old nephew has installed that’s making your machine run like a 286.

In the recesses of your computer, 20-30 invisible processes run silently in the background. Some hog system resources, turning your PC into a sluggish computer. Worse yet, other useless processes harbour spyware and Trojans – violating your privacy and giving hackers free reign on your computer. is an invaluable resource for anyone who wants to know the exact purpose of every single process…

Via Anil Dash.



  1. Excellent. I have always had to go to Google for what these are, and the results were not always helpful. Most result pages were other people asking the same question.

    Thanks, Tom

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