What Is svchost.exe, and Should You Stop the Process?
If you use a Windows-based system, you may have opened your task manager to see a swarm of processes called “svchost” taking up a lot of room. It can be worrying to see so many copies of this process working away silently as you use your computer. What is this odd process, and should you try to prune them down to size yourself? The short answer to this is a definite, strong “no!” Do not force any svchost process to stop! They’re very vital for Windows to do its job properly. In order to understand why they’re so important, however, we need to break down… Read more