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  • November 19th, 2005, 02:59 PM
    In answering questions. talking to means when the dual monitor icon in the tray is flashing on and off(obviously my machine is "talking" to another)
    chattering...clicking, microswitches going on and off, the making of noises inside with the flashing green light .

    I did the ctrl/alt/del thing and it has a list of things (much different than 98 setup) so rather than shut things down which may be needed to run and rather than go into every program to check to see if there is an auto updater-refresher-program duster - whatever, I wondered if there was an easier way to see what is running right at the moment....

    My machine is now quiet meaning whatever crap that was going on, finished. Would HJT be able to tell me or do I ask what runs first off in the morn or?
  • November 19th, 2005, 01:55 PM

    on the starup tab uncheck anyhthing that you don't need running at startup.


    start--run--taskmgr.exe look for any services that you don't recognise have a look here

    i'd download an run hijack this as well. and stuff the logfile into the hjt analysers.....

    edit........waayyyy tooooooo slowwwwwww
  • November 19th, 2005, 01:54 PM
    Atomic Rooster
    Hit Control - Alt - Delete. Check to see which applications and processes are running under each tab respectively.
  • November 19th, 2005, 01:53 PM
  • November 19th, 2005, 01:53 PM
    Can you explain "talking to somewhere" and "chattering"? You might run Hijack This and look at the results.
  • November 19th, 2005, 01:43 PM

    What is running?

    I turn on the pc in the morning and it is running some program(whether it be updating or systems checking - defrag or whatever). How do I find out which program it is running so I could reset it to happen at a later time? I am on the net and it is talking to somewhere....and chattering and this will go on for 20 minutes....and when it is done, it is done....doesn't say anything, it just stops chattering. Stupid "POS"
    Am running Win XP.
    Have got spybot, adaware and it is bug clean as far as they are concerned(and they do not autorun as far as I know)

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