Posts under Process tag.

taskhostw-exe

What is taskhostw.exe? Is it a virus?

Taskhostw.exe is a Windows operating system file. The main function of taskhostw.exe is to start the Windows Services based on DLLs whenever the computer boots up. It is a host for processes that are responsible for executing a DLL rather […]

rundll32.exe

What is rundll32.exe process? Is it a virus?

A lot of Windows users have doubts about whether the rundll32.exe process that they see in the Task Manager is a genuine process or a virus. The reason behind these inquiries is the paranoia created by fraud tech support companies […]

JUCheck.exe

What is JUCheck.exe? Is it safe?

Java is a very important software and plugin. It enables the users to run a variety of new applications using a number of APIs and brings in support for various types of digital signature devices and more. It also helps […]

Akamai NetSession Client

What is Akamai NetSession Client? Should I remove it?

When you try to download software or an application that is large from the Internet, the role of Akamai NetSession Client comes into play. The client comes pre-installed on your PC or bundled with the program you are installing, claims […]

WAB.exe

What is wab.exe file on my Windows? Is it malware?

Windows 10 is a huge operating system. There are more than a billion files that support the overall functioning of a computer. One such file is the wab.exe. It weighs around 0.5 Megabytes and is developed by Microsoft itself. It is related […]

ctfmon.exe

What is ctfmon.exe? Should I disable it on Windows10?

A few fraudulent anti-virus and tech-support companies have been trying to present genuine processes in the Windows Task Manager as a virus or malware to fool customers into buying their product or service. One such case is with the process […]

System interrupts high CPU issue in Windows 10

System interrupts high CPU usage in Windows 10

What is this System interrupts process? Do you see System interrupts consuming high CPU usage in Windows 10 Task Manager? Is it a virus or malware? Well, System interrupts is an OS process and if it is located in the […]

Fix lsass.exe terminated and High CPU or Disk usage issues

LSASS.exe or Local Security Authority Subsystem Service is a process on Windows operating system. It is valuable in enforcing the security policy on the computer. When a user logs in to the Windows Server, it is responsible for handling the password changes […]

What is csrss.exe or Client Server Runtime process?

If you open the Windows Task Manager, you may see a process csrss.exe. This is Client Server Runtime file, and it is a Windows operating system file located in the System32 folder. So what is this csrss.exe? How do you […]

Windows Logon Application or winlogon.exe

What is Windows Logon Application or winlogon.exe?

What is this winlogon.exe? Where is it located? Is it a virus? Why does it consume high CPU on Windows 10 at times and what you do about this? Now if you open the Windows Task Manager, you may see […]

atieclxx.exe

Cannot end atieclxx.exe process in Windows 10 – Is it a virus?

Like the winlogon.exe and the csrss.exe processes, the atieclxx.exe has been called a virus by many users. This is a hoax spread by Scam Tech Support companies to fool users and sell their products. The legitimate atieclxx.exe process represents the […]

conhost.exe

What is Conhost.exe? Everything you need to know.

What is Conhost.exe process? Is it useful or do I need to remove it? Is it a virus? Why is it running on my PC with high CPU, Memory or Disk usage? Console Window Host or ConHost.exe are both are […]

What is vssvc.exe? Fix vssvc.exe high disk usage issue

If you observe that without making any changes, your laptop slows down to a crawl, and your CPU usage exceeds to a high figure of up to even 100% then you need to investigate the Windows processes running on your […]

What is Spooler SubSystem app & why the High CPU usage?

The Windows Task Manager, a watchdog for Windows processes helps you find processes which may be consuming high computer resources like high Disk usage, CPU, Memory, etc. In this post we will see what is Spooler SubSystem App & why […]

What is Host Process for Windows Tasks in Windows 10

Whenever we face some performance issues with our computer, the first thing we do is open up the Task Manager, and then look for the applications or components which are using the most resources. If you are familiar with Task […]