If you have a Logitech keyboard and mouse, you’ll see this process running. It isn’t malware, but it isn’t an essential executable file for the Windows OS.
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If you’re a Nokia Windows Phone user and have been digging through task manager, you might be wondering what ADUService.exe is and if it’s safe.
If you’ve found a process called Start.exe running on your computer, it may throw up some red flags. It isn’t always a virus, but it isn’t always safe either.
If you like to print, spoolsv.exe could be your best friend on a Windows machine, and you might not even know it! Here’s the 4-1-1 on why this process shows up in Task Manager.
Wondering why WmiPrvSE.exe is running on your computer? I found this process running right after booting up Windows 8, but it’s also found in XP, Vista and Windows 7. Here’s the full story behind the process.
If you’re going through Task Manager on a Windows 8 machine, you’ve probably seen RuntimeBroker.exe running in the background. The Runtime Broker process was created by Microsoft and is a core process in Windows 8.
So you’ve found lsass.exe running on your Windows system. You’d probably like to know if it’s a virus, or if it’s something that is supposed to be there. Well, we’ve got good news.
What is distnoted.exe and why it was running on my Windows computer? The good news is that it is NOT a virus.
If you found MMC.exe running on your system and you want to know what it is, you’ve come to the right place. MMC.exe is a Microsoft created file that is built-in to every version of Windows since 2000. This process is safe and shouldn’t be causing any problems under normal circumstances. No need to delete […]
Recently I found my system running a little slow and found a servicer running called WWAHost.exe. What is it? A virus or a normal Windows service? Let’s take a look.
In Windows Task Manager and you found splwow64.exe running. Good news, it’s not a Virus! Here’s the details.
What is dwm.exe and is it safe or a virus? Great question being that you’ve probably opened up your Task manger where you’ve seen the process called “dwm.exe” and now you’re wondering what it is. It’s obviously taking up system memory, and these short initials make it look suspicious. Here we’ll look at what dwm.exe […]
Some time ago we took a good look at the svchost process and unscrambled its complexities. If you’ve read the article you know that svchost.exe is a generic host process for .dll files, as well as a couple of the methods to figure out which exactly which .dll files are loaded. Since writing that article […]
You’re probably reading this because you found mDNSResponder.exe running on your computer and you want to know what it is, and why it is there. Fortunately, the process is not a virus and it was developed by Apple so no need to panic. There, feel better? Ok, let’s take a closer look now that the […]