What is svchost.exe and what does it do?

By SCHUMIinSA
Jan 14, 2006
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  1. I have often wondered about this. I usually have 3 or 4 in my processes and they tend to grow rather large. I presume they are Windows processes, but I wonder what they actually do and why they get so big.
    What would happen if I just descided to end one of them?
  2. NealsComp

    NealsComp Newcomer, in training Posts: 20

  3. SCHUMIinSA

    SCHUMIinSA Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 162

    Thanks, that's what I thought.
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