Background Process List - Commonly Used Background Processes on Windows Systems - Part II

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What are the commonly used background processes on Windows systems? - Part II

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Continue from Part I.

Process NameSuggestionCompanyUsage
naPrdMgr.exeKeepNetworks Associatesproduct manager to support VirusScan
NicConfigSvc.exeKeepIntelInternal Network Card Power Management Service
PRONoMgr.exeKeepIntelPRONotifyMgr Module
PRONoMgr.exeKeepIntelPRONotifyMgr Module
realplay.exeRemoveRealNetworksRealPlayer Tray Bar Application
Scheduler.exeRemoveHPHard disk backup scheduler
services.exeKeepMicrosoftServices and Controller app
shstat.exeRemoveNetworks AssociatesProvides on-access anti-virus scanner statistics
shstat.exeRemoveNetworks AssociatesProvides on-access anti-virus scanner statistics
smax4pnp.exeKeepAnalog DevicesSoundMAX for Plug and Play audio devices
smss.exeKeepMicrosoftWindows NT Session Manager
ssdiag.exeRemoveSonicShared Driver Component
spoolsv.exeKeepMicrosoftSpooler system used for printing services
svchost.exeKeepMicrosoftGeneric Host Process for Win32 Services
SynTPEnh.exeKeepSynapticsTouchPad Enhancements
SynTPLpr.exeKeepSynapticsTouchPad Driver Helper Application
taskmgr.exeRemoveMicrosoftWindows TaskManager
tfswctrl.exeRemoveSonicDrive Letter Access Component
UpdaterUI.exeKeepNetworks AssociatesCommon User Interface to support McAfee VirusScan
vstskmgr.exeKeepNetworks AssociatesMcAfee VirusScan Task Manager
wdfmgr.exeKeepMicrosoftWindows Driver Foundation Manager
winlogon.exeKeepMicrosoftWindows NT Logon Application
wmiprvse.exeKeepMicrosoftWindows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
x1exec.exeRemoveNetZeroNetZero HiSpeed Dialup
YAHOOM~1.EXERemoveYahoo!Yahoo! Messenger running in quiet mode
Ymsgr_tray.exeKeepYahoo!Yahoo! Messenger tray bar icon

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