Sluggish PCs are commonly caused programs running in the background, which in some cases are started automatically when Windows starts up.

Sometimes these programs are useful but quite often, however, are not needed, and some many cases may be disgusted as trojans, spywares, malwares and even viruses.

The pages below provide a guide on the usefulness these background tasks, Windows 98 / 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 services, and Windows Startups, and removal procedures when recommended.

Common Windows Processes: A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

Common Windows Services: A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

Common Third Party Processes: 0-A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

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taskmngr.exe  taskmon.exe taskpanl.exe tblmouse.exe tbmon.exe 
tbps.exe  tcrdmain.exe teatimer.exe  Tfimemsr.exe  tfncky.exe 
tfswctrl.exe  tgcmd.exe  thotkey.exe  timountermonitor.exe titxjq.exe
tmas.exe tmproxy.exe  tnbutil.exe tool2.exe  topsearch.exe 
tosa2dp.exe toscdspd.exe toshkcw.exe  tpkmapap.exe tpsmain.exe
tpwrmain.exe tpwrtray.exe  trcboot. exe  trot.exe trueimagemonitor.exe
tschelp.exe tsecretary.exe tsnp2std.exe  tstime.exe  tvstray.exe 
taskgmr32.exe