System Processes, how many is too much?

  Mysticnas 16:40 19 Oct 03

Hiya all,

I was just wondering, how many system processes does everyone run on average...

I normally run around 40 to 45 when ever i check. Is this a lot? I know it's all comparative to how your pc copes. For instance 40 processes may be fine on my pc but on someone elses may be too many.

  VoG II 16:42 19 Oct 03

48 right now. Yikes!

  powerless 16:43 19 Oct 03


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  Barrie_G 16:43 19 Oct 03

I currently have 23 processes running, this is with XP sp1, though I have been into services and stopped a lot from running and have others set to manual.

  graham√ 16:49 19 Oct 03

The processes may be there, but you will see that the only one running is 'System Idle'!

  Mysticnas 16:49 19 Oct 03

51 right now!!! :o(

XPpro running network, my machine is the host. norton firewall, Norton AV, nokia connection manager, nero inCD icons showing in system tray.

There's too many acronyms and abbreviations, what do all the things mean! does anyone know?

  Mysticnas 16:51 19 Oct 03


what all that about then? can you explain?

  powerless 16:53 19 Oct 03
  hugh-265156 16:53 19 Oct 03

18 to 24 is normal for me on xp home,depends what im doing at the time but i disabled some services and start up proggies.before this i think it was around 35 or so running.

  hugh-265156 16:54 19 Oct 03
  powerless 16:58 19 Oct 03

Sun, 19.10.03 | 16:43 ;-))

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