helpsvc.exe - Am I getting paranoid ?

  greybeard 08:53 18 Aug 06
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Just downloaded email and then came off line. Two minutes later I noticed the hard drive working when I had no windows open, and was just eating my toast !

Checked the file manager (?) and found "helpsvc.exe" running and using 100% cpu.

Searched and found four instances of this name in various places, the current one in windows/prefetch helpsvc.exe-2878DDA2.pf, a compressed file.

Am I getting paranoid ?

John

  GANDALF <|:-)> 08:57 18 Aug 06

click here;en-us;839017

  GANDALF <|:-)> 08:59 18 Aug 06
  Sethhaniel 09:03 18 Aug 06

The Requested Web Page is Not Available

back to drawing board ;)

  GANDALF <|:-)> 09:45 18 Aug 06

The second link works..I've just tried it ;-))))

G

  greybeard 18:28 18 Aug 06

Thanks Gandalf.
Having read the page, I'll wait till the next ms download to fix it.
Curiously, my problem didn't wait for me to use the help file, but ran on its own in the background, hence my concern.

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