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How do you deal with Task Manager's Task Procedure Tab?

by latenight9 / August 7, 2008 11:23 PM PDT

On the Task Manager's second tab, which is Task Procedure tab(i use XP Chinese version so the translation might be varied), on WinXP, there are a series of tasks(*.exe). I'm wandering i could know what they mean and how to deal with it respectively.

Like i use Security Task Manager(v1.7)and it tells me which one is highly insecure and so i could quarantine it...Is that right to do so?...

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Since No Replies Here, Suggest...
by tobeach / August 9, 2008 3:44 PM PDT

you re-post this inquiry in either XP forum or the Office & productivity forum. Click on left "see all forums". Hopefully they can help define which tasks have you concerned.

You could also (?) copy & paste list to a notepad text for Googling each process individually for descriptions.
Good Luck! Happy

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The second tab is
by Tarq57 / August 10, 2008 7:57 AM PDT

"Processes". Lists all active processes running on the computer. Normally there will be 30 - 50, including 3-7 svchost.exe.
This site http://www.answersthatwork.com/Tasklist_pages/tasklist.htm is useful for finding out what each task is for.
I don't know about "Security Task List".
Anything it finds that is dangerous should probably be looked at more to find if it really is dangerous, or something you have installed.

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