"System Idle Process" on Windows 7

Q

What is the "System Idle Process" on windows 7? Is the "System Idle Process" a virus? Can I terminate the "System Idle Process"?

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A

"System Idle Process" process is a dummy process of Windows 7 operating system. It represents idle time of CPU resources.

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "System Idle Process" may be listed as:

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
System Idle Process          24 K   Percentage of time 
                                    the processor is idle

"System Idle Process" process is not a virus. You should not terminate "System Idle Process" process.

 

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