An Explanation of Processes on Windows

An Explanation of Processes on Windows

Have you ever poked around on Windows’ Task Manager and noticed a large list of processes?  Have you ever wondered what these processes are, what they might do?  Have you ever wondered whether a certain process is safe to have operating in the background?  On this page is provided a listing of each of the primary Windows Processes as well as commonly found third party process that can be found by companies such as Adobe, Steam, Google, and Apple.

This list will be part of an ongoing series where each process will be explained and linked to on this page.

An Explanation of Processes on Windows

Windows Processes

Third Party Processes