Posts Tagged ‘processes’

Do You Know What is Running on Your System?

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Here’s a helpful trick for conserving resources on your PC …

The programs running on your computer are not limited to what shows up as tabs on you taskbar and icons in your system tray. A lot of programs are running in the background. If you were not aware of this, or you have not checked in awhile, then there is probably software running that you do not need. It is time to take a look and figure out exactly what your computer is up to.


Manage Startup Services in Linux with BUM

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Here’s another useful program for Linux …

If you have ever had to change a service to either start or not start on a Linux machine, you know that process can be a little daunting. Not that it’s impossible, but it’s not always the simplest task. Fortunately there are plenty of tools available to make the process easier. One of those tools is Boot Up Manager (BUM). BUM is a graphical tool that allows you to select which services you want to run at startup. This can aid you in the process of getting the fastest boot time possible. Not only that, but there might well be processes running on your machine that you do not need. If you want to steamline your machine, you want this tool.


Process Explorer 14 Released

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

I haven’t tried this out myself, but it sounds like an extremely useful tool for tech types …

Process Explorer by Sysinternals is one of those programs that every computer technician and enthusiast should have in their troubleshooting collection. Process Explorer 14 has just been released by its developer Mark Russinovich. The new version of the popular process analysis tool is considered a major update.