Welcome to the PC Pitstop Process Library. We have an extensive list of the most common processes currently running on PCs. Use this library to inspect the safety of your running processes on a regular basis.

Top Running Process Library

Running processes can significantly impact the performance of your PC, especially if they are malicious or capturing information about your computer usage without your knowledge. Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete to bring up your Task Manager and click on the Processes tab. If any of the running processes do not look familiar to you, look them up in our library.



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Top Unwanted Processes


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Process Name
Common Name
Prevalence
Avg Mem (MB)
Avg CPU Load

Sun Java Update
12.43%
3
0%

Java(TM) Quick Starter Se...
11.25%
1
0%

ATI Hotkey Utility
7.56%
2
0%

Intel Hotkeys
5.27%
2
0%

HP software update
4.07%
2
0%

Intel(R) Common User Inte...
4.02%
2
0%

realsched
3.20%
NA
NA

User Interface
2.86%
3
0%

Advanced System Care
2.73%
NA
NA

Windows Messenger (Old Ve...
2.32%
2
0%

Intel Graphics
2.25%
3
0%

ToolbarUpdater
1.42%
NA
NA

Updater
1.34%
NA
NA

Adobe Reader adn Acrobat ...
1.33%
7
0%

DivX Update
1.22%
NA
NA

netsession_win
1.20%
NA
NA

Realtek Sound Manager
1.19%
2
0%

Realplayer - Schedule
1.18%
0
0%

NVIDIA Settings
0.87%
NA
NA

Groove Monitor
0.84%
4
0%

CyberLink MediaLibray Ser...
0.78%
8
0%

PowerDVD RC Service
0.74%
3
0%

ATI taskbar icon
0.70%
3
0%

TurboVHELP
0.69%
NA
NA

QuickTime Icon
0.65%
2
0%

Distiller Tray Icon
0.62%
4
0%

\Seagate Dashboard
0.55%
NA
NA

Nero Home
0.53%
15
0%

Data Manager
0.50%
NA
NA

EPUHelp
0.49%
NA
NA

ArcSoft Connect Daemon
0.48%
5
0%

MSI AFTERBURNER
0.47%
NA
NA

InstallShield Update Serv...
0.45%
4
0%

Realtek Audio
0.45%
2
0%

Virtual CloneDrive
0.42%
NA
NA

Nero
0.41%
7
0%

Java Update
0.36%
6
0%

Browser Configuration Uti...
0.31%
NA
NA

Reminder Helper
0.31%
NA
NA

QuickBooks
0.30%
9
0%

Adobe Acrobat SpeedLaunch...
0.29%
3
0%

HP coretech
0.28%
4
0%

Creative Volume Control
0.26%
5
0%

Brother Status Monitor Ap...
0.22%
5
0%

SoundMAX Tray Icon
0.21%
3
0%

Roxio/Sonic CD/DVD RW sup...
0.18%
6
0%

Realtek Audio
0.16%
4
0%

MS Works Update
0.16%
0
0%

PowerDVD RC Service
0.16%
4
0%

Wireless Utility
0.15%
8
0%

PowerDVD RC Service
0.14%
4
0%

QuickBooks Update
0.14%
14
0%

Sun Java Update
0.12%
1
0%

HP choice eliminator
0.11%
2
0%

MusicMatch tray icon
0.10%
3
0%

SiS Display Utility
0.09%
2
0%

HP software update
0.09%
1
0%

Wireless Utility
0.08%
9
0%

HP multifunction
0.08%
2
0%

HP Toolbox
0.07%
24
0%

HP Toolbox
0.06%
1
0%

ISB Utility
0.06%
5
0%

Acer eManager
0.05%
4
0%

AudioDeck
0.05%
6
0%

InstallShield Update Serv...
0.05%
12
0%

BitTorrent DNA
0.04%
7
0%

ASUS PC Probe
0.04%
2
0%

AOL Connectivity
0.04%
1
0%

TomTomHOMERunner
0.03%
4
0%

Iomega Active Disk
0.03%
1
0%

Dell DVD Sentry
0.03%
0
0%

CyberLink PowerCinema Res...
0.03%
7
0%

AutoLaunchWLASU
0.03%
10
0%

Quicken Load DLLs
0.03%
7
0%

Motive SmartBridge
0.03%
8
0%

FileHippo Update Checker
0.02%
17
0%

Registry Mechanic
0.02%
19
0%

Cacheman
0.02%
2
0%

Nero BackItUp
0.00%
6
0%

Java Update
0.00%
0
0%

imc.exe
0.00%
99
0%

Mikogo
0.00%
21
0%

Kodak EasyShare software
0.00%
2
0%

QuickBooks Delivery Agent...
0.00%
14
0%

HP software update
0.00%
5
0%

SkyTel.EXE
0.00%
6
0%

Lotus SuiteStart
0.00%
4
0%

VAIO Center Access Bar
0.00%
20
0%

QuickBooks Delivery Agent...
0.00%
5
0%

ATI - Catalyst Control Ce...
NA
1
0%

AudioCommander Applicatio...
NA
3
0%

EKAiOHostService
NA
NA
NA

Connect Auto Update
NA
1
0%

Boingo Wireless
NA
9
0%

DivX codec auto-updater
NA
7
0%

Motive support
NA
5
0%

XPoint Restore
NA
6
0%

Adobe Acrobat SpeedLaunch...
NA
NA
NA

Dell support
NA
1
0%

QuickBooks Delivery Agent...
NA
2
0%