Need a list of what I can stop using the Task Manager to help play games that are hanging up or jump or stopping programs.

I know how to stop most of the programs running in the back ground by using the Task Manager and the process tab.  But, I click "Show processes from all users" list is double what it was.  I need a list of what I can finish process without going through the computer off and restart or with on dreaded blue screen.  So I ask if anyone has a list of processes that are sure to stop?  Thanks in advance, Frankster195


Hi Frankster 195,

Welcome to Vista forums.

You can try to perform a clean boot. Check the mentioned below of items.

How to perform a clean boot procedure to determine if background programs are interfering with a game or a program that you currently use

How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7

Hope this information is useful.

Thanks and regards.

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