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How ToTurn This Off

by jlippincott / March 22, 2007 8:11 AM PDT

My screen saver was frozen when I came back to use my computer and I found out that helpsvc.exe was using all my resources. I never use that so how do I shut it off? Also, what does cmdagent.exe do?

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Just a few notes.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 22, 2007 8:20 AM PDT
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by jlippincott / March 22, 2007 8:28 AM PDT
In reply to: Just a few notes.

Thanks for the reply!!!!
I have the latest service pack (XP service pack 2). I currently chanaged the setting to manual but do I really need this at all?
I'm thinking of disableing instead because I never really need it.
I'm also thinking of shutting off automatic updates as well because I'm never informed (since installing Service Pack 2) of updates and I have to check periodically at the Microsoft website.

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Yes, that was what some noted.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 22, 2007 9:11 AM PDT
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The patch didn't work for some and they opted to disable this.


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Thanks Again
by jlippincott / March 22, 2007 9:22 AM PDT

Thanks again!!!! I disabled the helpsvc.exe and set the automatic updates to manual mode.

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