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What programs are running

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#1 sharkman14


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Posted 16 August 2005 - 10:29 PM

When I do ctrl-alt-del to see what programs are running, how do I know what the names/abbreviations are? Is there a list here or elsewhere that would tell me what they are?

For instance, right now I have "Hpgs2wnf"...what is that?

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#2 jgweed


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Posted 17 August 2005 - 12:06 AM

I suggest you use an application to help you with this, such as Spybot Search and Destroy which you most likely already have loaded on your hard drive.

Launch Spybot, and then goto "Mode" and set it to "advanced."
Then find "Tools" and use the "Process List" which displays everything currently running on your system. It will list the process, the path, the company and provide a brief description.

You can find information on most applications and programs by referring to the BC startup Database.

If you still have some questions, please reply to this thread.

Edited by jgweed, 17 August 2005 - 12:07 AM.

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