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Svchost.exe Winxp – Detail

Sometimes you may surprise when you press ALT_CNTL_DEL in WinXP. Yes, you will notify like many instance of SVCHOST in that list, consuming some process time and memory. Even i thought some Virus is running, but later i came to know this as Windows service.
Description of Svchost.exe in Windows XP
Each instance of Svchost process [you see in Task Manager] launches a list of services. Multiple instances of Svchost.exe can run at the same time. Four or five instances of svchost.exe is normal. If you want to see what services are run by each Svchost process:

For XP Professional, using the Tasklist command:

Click Start, Run and type cmd

Type tasklist /svc >c:\taskList.txt

src: thru googling


April 12, 2005 - Posted by | Power Toys - Personal

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