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Top Runnning Processes

Status bullet Process Name Common Name Prevalence Avg Mem (MB) Avg CPU Load
Internet Explorer
99.00%
74
1%
Service host process
89.92%
11
0%
Windows Explorer
31.20%
28
0%
Local Security Authority
24.02%
3
0%
Service control process
24.01%
3
0%
Print spooler
23.20%
5
0%
Legitimate WinLogon
22.87%
3
0%
Session Manager SubSystem...
22.81%
0
0%
Speech
19.76%
2
0%
Sun Java Update
12.43%
3
0%
Java(TM) Quick Starter Se...
11.25%
1
0%
(Various)
9.71%
5
0%
Windows Update
9.42%
NA
NA
Windows Update
9.09%
14
0%
Symantec Service Framewor...
9.07%
NA
NA
Symantec Service Framewor...
8.55%
10
0%
Google Chrome
8.39%
43
0%
SearchProtocolHost
7.90%
NA
NA
ATI Hotkey Utility
7.56%
2
0%
AVGTRAY
7.31%
NA
NA
Dwm.exe
6.97%
27
0%
Microsoft Security Essent...
6.38%
8
0%
SearchProtocolHost.exe
5.82%
6
0%
GoogleToolbarNotifier
5.69%
1
0%
Windows Defender
5.61%
51
5%
NVIDIA Driver Helper Serv...
5.55%
4
0%
Intel Hotkeys
5.27%
2
0%
AVG Internet Security
5.16%
7
0%
Bonjour Service
5.05%
3
0%
AVG Tray Icon
5.02%
5
0%
Apple Mobile Device Servi...
5.00%
8
0%
AVG Watchdog
4.66%
11
0%
taskeng.exe
4.54%
7
0%
AVG Antivirus
4.44%
3
0%
SearchIndexer
4.40%
17
0%
AVG Resident Shield
4.40%
1
0%
taskhost
4.24%
5
0%
HP software update
4.07%
2
0%
Intel(R) Common User Inte...
4.02%
2
0%
Debugger
3.93%
2
0%
iPod Service
3.43%
3
0%
Realtek HD Audio
3.20%
18
0%
realsched
3.20%
NA
NA
Synaptics Touchpad
3.18%
5
0%
User Interface
2.86%
3
0%
(Various)
2.85%
6
0%
IAStorIcon
2.82%
NA
NA
Advanced System Care
2.73%
NA
NA
HP Digital Imaging
2.65%
10
0%
Windows Security Center
2.60%
1
0%
SearchFilterHost.exe
2.57%
4
0%
Windows Sidebar
2.48%
NA
NA
firefox
2.44%
NA
NA
HP digital imaging
2.36%
9
0%
Windows Messenger (Old Ve...
2.32%
2
0%
Microsoft eHome
2.25%
1
0%
Intel Graphics
2.25%
3
0%
IAStorIcon
2.25%
21
0%
SoundMax controls
2.24%
4
0%
Advanced SystemCare
2.24%
NA
NA
Yahoo AutoUpdater
2.21%
5
0%
Acronis Scheduler
2.20%
NA
NA
Microsoft Media Center
2.19%
2
0%
VProtect Application
2.19%
NA
NA
Google Toolbar for Intern...
2.19%
10
0%
IELowutil
2.18%
NA
NA
wmpnscfg.exe
2.15%
3
0%
InfoCenter
2.14%
NA
NA
Acronis TrueImage
2.01%
NA
NA
Catalyst Control Center
1.87%
4
0%
Catalyst Control Center
1.87%
7
0%
hp digital imaging
1.84%
4
0%
LightScribe
1.80%
2
0%
Smart Web Printing Clip B...
1.79%
4
0%
Windows Installer
1.74%
7
0%
HP catch-all
1.73%
1
0%
MSN Messenger
1.73%
28
0%
Microsoft Windows Live ID...
1.73%
8
0%
Microsoft Windows Live ID...
1.72%
1
0%
MSN Search Toolbar
1.72%
8
0%
MS Common Language Runtim...
1.71%
3
0%
HP Digital Imaging
1.70%
7
0%
Client Server Runtime Ser...
1.70%
4
0%
FlashUtil11e_ActiveX
1.69%
NA
NA
USB 3.0 Monitor
1.67%
4
0%
Microsoft Media Center
1.67%
3
0%
Microsoft Windows Managem...
1.62%
3
0%
Apple iTunes
1.61%
10
0%
Media Center Remote
1.58%
7
0%
HP
1.54%
1
0%
Windows Management
1.52%
7
0%
Acronis Scheduler
1.51%
3
0%
Internet Explorer
1.45%
54
7%
Windows Vista Sidebar
1.44%
24
0%
Spybot S&D
1.43%
60
0%
ToolbarUpdater
1.42%
NA
NA
Intel Proset
1.36%
3
0%
Intel driver
1.34%
9
0%
Updater
1.34%
NA
NA
Adobe Reader adn Acrobat ...
1.33%
7
0%

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