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Read the article that everyone's commenting on.
You can run XP with 2 processes.
No printing, no audio, no GUI (3 processes with GUI), but the majority of thigns work. You can browse the web, play games,(well, some games)
THats not including the system idle process, either.
All you *NEED* are System and crss.exe
Can you give me a set list of system critcal task, eg, explorer.exe
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It depends on how you use your machine. Read the article - that's exactly what
it attempts to answer.
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but whats the bare minimum, regardless of what you may be doing? whats the most efficient?
Why hasn;t anyone answered this question? IT simply states... whaich procexxex etc need to be on? Which don't? (If theses aren't running, windows won't run,) Which processes HAVE to be on? I would also like to know. Thanx much.
OK, ok... so I can "end prcess," "yes," on... explorer.exe in task manager and Windows should stay up and running? Thanx again.
9 out of 10 xp setups will definatley need this lot as a minimum to operate:
* System Idle Process
* svchost.exe - There will be a few of these.
check this website for more detail:
Ok . I will give you an example . xp with a wampp server , what are the minimum services needed .
if i can remove unwanted process from my machine
could my system get good performance ?
i have a(?) application that won't run any more
after i disabled some(?) services and made some(?) manual start. why? i'm an idiot, but i digress.
questions is, how do i get back to a last known good state? are there recovery points?
or, is there some way to find out what service(s) an application needs that it doesn't have so it can run?
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