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Weekend Open Forum: How many processes are running right now?

By Matthew
Aug 12, 2011
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  1. Relic

    Relic TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,392   +16

    Currently sitting at 70, I tend to not over think it as much as I used to but still keep an eye on it from time to time. On my older systems I'm more prudent however.
     
  2. 56 but could do with a lot less
     
  3. lopdog

    lopdog TS Maniac Posts: 378

    121 right now. I remember spending a lot of time optimizing windows (98 and XP, that is) and google terms like "how to reduce memory usage" or "tweak windows". Those days are probably gone. I guess I would use a lot more time tweaking than I'd actually save.
     
  4. 3.5 :))
    cmon ...
     
  5. Atham

    Atham TS Enthusiast Posts: 520

  6. Actually to the poster aboe since this is chrome 218 Tabs equal 218 processes
     
  7. nismo91

    nismo91 TS Guru Posts: 1,003   +11

    67 processes. task manager says physical memory 44%.
     
  8. Mizzou

    Mizzou TS Enthusiast Posts: 930

    At the moment have 63 processes running. Did a reload of Windows last night and am still installing other software, will probably go a little higher when all done.
     
  9. 36 right now on my opera and avast is.
     
  10. Windows 8 will have more services & threads than Windows 7...
     
  11. now i'm on 107
     
     
  12. Hilariously mundane topic, ha ha. (59 here.)
     
  13. pcnthuziast

    pcnthuziast TS Rookie Posts: 313

    7 64bit

    44 when idle, using 1.3 of 4gb
     
  14. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,552   +301

    52 in OS X 10.6.8
     
  15. Kibaruk

    Kibaruk TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,243   +79

    With most of the stuff I use, have 64 proces and 933 sub-proces
     
  16. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 10,732   +889

    Wow, and people argue that Google isn't invasive!

    That's the best reason ever not to use Chrome.
     
  17. gruesomeA

    gruesomeA TS Rookie Posts: 23

    53 without chrome open. I really don't like how chrome takes up so much space in the processes window. If I ever have to find another running process, I have to scroll through 20-some chrome processes to find it. I understand how chrome works but it'd be nice if all the same processes were listed together under a nested tree.
     
  18. :confused:!


    Of this, there can be no doubt. His prize:


    Wholly s**t that is funny to imagine. Congratulations on your victory, Quinneypoo.
     
  19. 11 process running but one is the task manager
    so ten really
     
  20. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,053   +76

    I think other browsers are heading in the same direction as well. Reason for this is, if a site hangs up or crashes a tab, the whole browser session will not crash.

    I think we should stick to not liking chrome in-line with our previous observations ;)
     
  21. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,897   +88

  22. 41....but only just reinstalled windows and not much on there....
     
  23. oh and yeah...as mentioned before 5-6 are for chrome....
     
  24. I figured. :cool:
     
  25. KingSingh

    KingSingh TS Rookie Posts: 19

    68. 11 of them are Chrome processes.

    I have a fairly old PC so whenever I notice lag while doing things, I usually open task manager and look for dodgy/unnecessary processes.
     


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