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Number of In-Memory Processes Versus Task Manager Processes
GuitarBob


Joined: 09 Jul 2006
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I noticed that a ClamWin memory scan turned up 44 processes, but Windows Task Manager says there are 54 processes. Does anyone know why the difference--or should you even compare them?

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sherpya


Joined: 22 Mar 2006
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some system processes are skipped since they are not really like other processes, also other system processes cannot be scanned if you are not administrator since the scanner needs to enable debug privileges, I have the suspect that on windows xp home system processes cannot be scanned even by an Administrator but I'll investigate later, when I'll back
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sherpya


Joined: 22 Mar 2006
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I've discovered that it's not my fault, xp home user hasn't debug privilege granted,
to enable these priv I've found a faq of a very usefull program called unlocker
http://ccollomb.free.fr/unlocker/#faq http://ccollomb.free.fr/unlocker/#faq
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GuitarBob


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Thanks for the link. It looks like the program might be very helpful. I frequently find a file locked when I try to uninstall software.

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sherpya


Joined: 22 Mar 2006
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a more simple way to enable debug privileges to administrators group is using this tools
http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/sUBs/SeDebug-Restore.exe http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/sUBs/SeDebug-Restore.exe
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