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To many processes Running, how do I make them stop?

I think I have to many processes running once my computer starts up (it is running very slow latley). Im using windows xp media center edition, and always have about 55 processes running. How do I know which ones to leave and which ones to get rid of and how do I make it so they dont come back when I start my computer back up, a friend told me to run a registry programe and I have but it does not seem to help much. Thanks for any help.

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To many processes Running

In reply to: To many processes Running, how do I make them stop?

Heres a LINK that might help.

Tom

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Defender, Cleanup Steps

In reply to: To many processes Running, how do I make them stop?

Click on the link below and follow ALL of the procedures to eliminate unnecessary startup programs and services and to clean out the junk files from the computer. It may take a while to follow all the steps but it should help substantially:

Cleanup Things To Do

Hope this helps.

Grif

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