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  • cidaemon - cidaemon.exe

    cidaemon - cidaemon.exe cidaemon.exe (cidaemon, Microsoft Indexing Service) is a generic Windows NT/2000/XP process corresponding to the Microsoft Windows Indexing Service. The indexing service catalogues all files on the computer in... Read more

    Windows processes
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Cmd (cmd.exe)

    Windows Command Prompt or cmd.exe is a Windows NT and CE family, OS/2, eComStation, ArcaOS, and ReactOS generic process that opens a text-mode console for running programs using a command line. This article will explain its use to you... Read more

    Windows processes
    January 26, 2021 at 11:11 AM
  • csrss - csrss.exe

    csrss - csrss.exe csrss.exe (csrss stands for Client/Server Runtime Subsystem) is a Windows NT/2000/XP generic process used for managing windows and graphical elements of Windows. The process control is not in any way a virus, a worm, a... Read more

    Windows processes
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • ddhelp - ddhelp.exe

    ddhelp - ddhelp.exe ddhelp.exe (ddhelp stands for DirectDraw Helper) is a Windows NT/2000/XP generic process which is an integral part of DirectX, used for displaying graphics. The file that corresponds to this process is normally found... Read more

    Windows processes
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • dmadmin - dmadmin.exe

    dmadmin - dmadmin.exe dmadmin.exe (dmadmin stands for Direct Memory Administration) is a Windows NT/2000/XP generic process used for managing hard drives and volumes. This service is not launched until configuration begins. The process... Read more

    Windows processes
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • dns - dns.exe

    dns - dns.exe dns.exe (dns stands for Domain Name Service) is a Windows NT/2000/XP generic process used for managing name server requests. The process dns is not in any way a virus, a worm, a Trojan horse, spyware, or adware. DNS.exe is... Read more

    Windows processes
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • dslagent - dslagent.exe

    dslagent - dslagent.exe dslagent.exe (dslagent stands for Digital Subscriber Line Agent) is a process which corresponds the to Eicon ADSL modem manager. It is an application which can safely be terminated. However, ending this program... Read more

    Windows processes
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • dumprep - dumprep.exe

    dumprep - dumprep.exe dumprep.exe (dumprep stands for Dump Reporting Tool) is a Windows 2000/XP/2003 generic process which creates a memory status report (a memory dump) whenever a software error occurs. The process dumprep is not in... Read more

    Windows processes
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • explorer - explorer.exe

    explorer - explorer.exe explorer.exe is a Windows NT/2000/XP generic process. It is a process which manages the user interface (shell) as well as the Windows graphical interface (the desktop). The process explorer is not in any way a... Read more

    Windows processes
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • fast - fast.exe

    fast - fast.exe The process fast.exe is an integral part of the Microsoft PowerToys suite, used for switching users with a single mouseclick. The file that corresponds to this process is normally found in the directory... Read more

    Windows processes
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • fvprotect - fvprotect.exe

    fvprotect - fvprotect.exe The process fvprotect.exe (fvprotect) may indicate the presence of the NetSky worm (Win32/Netsky.Q or WORM_NETSKY.P), which disguises itself as a component of Norton Antivirus. How do you get rid of... Read more

    Windows processes
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • grpconv - grpconv.exe

    grpconv - grpconv.exe grpconv.exe (grpconv stands for Windows Program Group Converter) is a Windows NT/2000/XP generic process used for converting program groups from older versions of Windows. The process grpconv is not in any way a... Read more

    Windows processes
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • gsicon - gsicon.exe

    gsicon - gsicon.exe gsicon.exe (gsicon) is a process corresponding to an ADSL modem status monitor which provides information on the connection. It is an application which can be terminated without disrupting the connection.... Read more

    Windows processes
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • helpctr - helpctr.exe

    helpctr - helpctr.exe helpctr.exe (helpctr stands for Microsoft Help and Support Center) is a Windows NT/2000/XP generic process which is loaded in the background when you run Windows Help. The process helpctr is not in any way a virus,... Read more

    Windows processes
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • hidserv - hidserv.exe

    hidserv - hidserv.exe hidserv.exe (hidserv stands for Microsoft Human Interface Device Audio Service), a Windows NT/2000/XP generic process used for managing user interface peripherals such as hot buttons or certain USB peripherals. The... Read more

    Windows processes
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • iexplore - iexplore.exe

    iexplore - iexplore.exe iexplore.exe (iexplore stands for Internet Explorer) is a Windows process which corresponds the web browser Internet Explorer. The process iexplore is not in any way a virus, a worm, a Trojan horse, spyware, or... Read more

    Windows processes
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • instmsiw - instmsiw.exe

    instmsiw - instmsiw.exe instmsiw.exe (instmsiw stands for Windows Installer) is a process used for installing, fixing, and deleting programs provided by Windows Installer packages (whose extension is .msi). The process instmsiw.exe is... Read more

    Windows processes
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • internat - internat.exe

    internat - internat.exe internat.exe (internat stands for Input Locales) is a Windows NT/2000/XP generic process that provides multi-language keyboard support for different programs. The process internat.exe is not in any way a virus, a... Read more

    Windows processes
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • lexpps - lexpps.exe

    lexpps - lexpps.exe lexpps.exe is a process which corresponds to the printer server installed with LexMark printers. The file that corresponds to this process is normally found in the directory "%SystemRoot%\system32\LEXPPS.EXE" (where... Read more

    Windows processes
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • locator - locator.exe

    locator - locator.exe locator.exe (locator stands for RPC locator) is a Windows NT/2000/XP generic process used for maintaining a database of remote procedures (RPC, Remote Procedure Call). The process locator.exe is not in any way a... Read more

    Windows processes
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM