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IOhave three questions on Task Mgr....all with no

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IOhave three questions on Task Mgr....all with no applications running.........Thee processses screen is just alive with jobs moving up & down in order,, What gives?? 2. application screen / CPU History is jumping up and down from 1 --- 50% I don't remember
it being so active. 3. Services screen -- in status column about 1/2 stopped and rest are running --- is that right? Thanks, Kenny
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Software
Expert:  Quiksilver07070 replied 1 year ago.

Hello and thank you for choosing


So MOST of what you are seeing is the Windows Operaing System, just doing its thing. Some of the other processes MIGHT be programs that are installed and RUNNING in the BACKGROUND. Meaning they dont register as running applications.


Take for example, a video driver application. It runs in the background, and take sup processor speed, and RAM. But it is NOT in the RUNNING APPLICATIONS area. But SHOULD be seen in the PROCESSES area.


Most if not all process CAN be seen and their resources MONITOR from the processes tab.


So the answer to your question, is that YES, its all about right. You can HOwever, in crease the performance of the machine by adjusting windows settings, that allow for MORE processor speed available for programs that NEED it.


Adjusting the performance is a quick and easy process. I can give you the instructions.....but, what WINDOWS are you using? 7, 8, 10?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have windows 7 with an AMD processor.........
Expert:  Quiksilver07070 replied 1 year ago.


Open the Performance troubleshooter by clicking the Start button , and then clicking Control Panel. In the search box, type troubleshooter, and then click Troubleshooting. Under System and Security, click Check for performance issues.




Just adjusting the video settings for better performance:

  1. Open the Start menu
  2. Right-click Computer
  3. Choose “Properties” from the context menu
  4. In the left panel, click “Advanced system settings”
  5. In the Performance section, click the “Settings” button
  6. The dialog box shown in the figure below will open
  7. Make sure the “Visual Effects” tab is selected
  8. Remove or add checks to items according to your preference
  9. Click “OK” and “OK”
Expert:  Quiksilver07070 replied 1 year ago.

Any luck with changing the settings, and seeing any noticeable improvement in performance?