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by dnneesy / April 6, 2004 10:14 AM PDT

Where might I be able to determine what 'tasks' are running on my computer based on the acronyms listed (when pressing CTRL+ALT+DELETE)? {Running Windows ME on an HP Pavilion} Thanks...from Dee (retired Grammy)

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Google the Acronyms
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 6, 2004 10:08 PM PDT
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by Mosonnow / April 7, 2004 6:42 AM PDT
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You could try WhatIs at link below (which takes you to D in the alphabet; there is also a search facility). Very good brief description of many many computer terms and files. I don't know if it is spyware-free.,289930,sid9_alpD_idx300,00.html

The site will only tell you what things are of course, not whether you want or need them. Could see also the various posts on CNet complete with links re Start-up items.


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