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Why does everyone expect you to know the PID? Here's the human-friendly way: pwdx `pgrep ###process_name###`


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Disk Space Cleanup Manager has two auto-starting tasks. 1 : SilentCleanup (which you already disabled from task scheduler) 2 : StartComponentCleanup In order to disable StartComponentCleanup, go to Task Scheduler and then navigate to \Microsoft\Windows\Servicing. Now you can disable for delete this task as you wish. P.S : I would suggest you to delete ...


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start should already be the right direction. However, /b attaches it to the same console. Now the problem is that when a console window, any process associated with this console will also be closed. You can either use start without /b, then it will run in a new console. If you want to run it in the background without a console window though, then you would ...


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The Windows "Task Manager" only shows processes. (Otherwise you would see a lot of duplicates for everything, since almost all Windows apps are multi-threaded, including Chrome.) To see threads of a process, use Process Explorer or Process Hacker; both of them have a "Threads" tab in the process properties dialog. When you run something via Run… or ...


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You say you have "couple bad sectors on my SSD". This is what the Crucial article My SSD has bad sectors has to say : Question My SSD has a lot of bad sectors. Do I need to replace it? Answer With a traditional hard drive, that is often the case, but with an SSD things are a bit different. Due to the nature of flash technology it's ...


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Use the --process-per-tab commandline switch. https://www.chromium.org/developers/design-documents/process-models#TOC-Process-per-tab


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I don't think windows defender is quite up to the task. Try comodo internet security https://www.comodo.com/home/internet-security/free-internet-security.php It's free and I've been using it for years. The first scan will take a while but after that you'll be protected.


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To diag the CPU usage issues, you should use Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) to capture CPU Sampling data / Profile. To capture the data, install the Windows Performance Toolkit, which is part of the Windows SDK. Now run WPRUI.exe, select First Level, under Resource select CPU usage and click on start. Now capture 1 minute of the CPU usage. After 1 ...


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Well this surely cannot be the right answer but I had to remove Chrome in order to release some of the resources it was using for no reason, without me launching Chrome at all. I removed it and then installed it again, and again it was making 20 processes, one or two were using like 30%-50% of processor power and a playing MOBA game was lagging. Removing ...


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Open Chrome and disable 'background running' in the settings: Go to chrome://settings/ (paste this in the omnibar) Scroll all the way down, open 'Show Advanced Settings...' Scroll all the way down, next to last is System, uncheck 'Continue running background apps when Google Chrome is closed'. If you have a runaway process from earlier, it will be gone ...


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You probably have some Chrome extensions that are allowed to run when Chrome isn't running. To turn this feature off: Right-click Chrome's icon in the notification area, next to the clock. Click Let Google Chrome run in the background to disable it. Right-click the icon again and choose Exit.


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There are many ways. A simple one involves ss: # ss -lntp | grep 22 LISTEN 0 128 *:22 *:* users:(("sshd",1100,3)) LISTEN 0 128 :::22 :::* users:(("sshd",1100,4)) The options mean: -l display ports on which a process is listening, -n do not ...


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lsof -i:4444 should list you the processes using 4444. You should start it as root or via sudo to avoid the output restricted to showing only the processes of your id.


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The issue was the SN-DBS service. Stopping it killed all pending suspended processes.



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