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Service Host (SVC.exe) using 10-20% of CPU

Recently my fan has been a little louder than it usually is and I wasn't sure why until I looked at the CPU usage which is always around 10-20% during idle. My computer has been running Windows 8.1 ...
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How to know which service is responsible for any .exe running?

I am trying to start Apache Tomacat server on my Sony VAIO laptop. But it says 8080 already in use. I have googled much on this and checked answers on superuser but none helped me. Finally I found ...
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What windows services are needed for network to work

I am trying to debug Windows 8.1 and find if any Windows Service is causing an error. What Network services are needed to use Internet? I want to use the computer with as few services started as ...
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See exactly which service is using a file on Windows 8

I've looked around a bit, but wasn't able to find what I was looking for :( I want to know which service exactly is using a certain file. I know I can use Resource Monitor to see which process is ...
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Synergy not stopping service completely

I'm using Synergy 1.4.12 (server) on windows 8 pro 64bit. I'm getting a bug when I try to stop the service. If I click stop in to window or by right-clicking the startup icon, the Synergy service ...
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Windows 8 stop or start services from the command line

I have a touch screen Windows 8 laptop, which has a touch screen keyboard that constantly shows up when I am working in metro apps. Is there a way to stop a service (specifically "Touch screen ...
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Lots of services showing in services.msc with 'Failed to Read Description. Error Code 2'

A large number of services (most of which appear to be core Windows services) are showing in services.msc with their service names rather than their display names (eg. BITS instead of Background ...