Can I disable the following processes to save on bandwidth?

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  1. yeto

    yeto Well-Known Member

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    Using Resource Monitor I see that the following processes have constant network activity. I have very limited bandwidth available and I was wondering that if the following processes are not needed can they be turned off in the startup menu or through some other means?


    svchost.exe (LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation)
    svchost.exe (LocalServicePeerNet)
    svchost.exe (netsvcs)
    svchost.exe (NetworkService)
    svchost.exe (LocalServiceNetworkRestricted)



    Thanks in advance for any help,
    yeto
     
  2. Saltgrass

    Saltgrass Excellent Member
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    At first look, I would say no. Someone else of course may have a different opinion.

    But the Svchost (NetworkService) you mention, on my system is hosting:

    CryptoGraphic Services
    DNS Client
    Network Location Awareness
    Remote Desktop Services
    Work Station...

    The other items also contain multiple services....
     
  3. yeto

    yeto Well-Known Member

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    I was hoping to be able to at least turn off the first two.
     
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    Saltgrass Excellent Member
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    Ok, then I will give you the info so you can play. I get this info using Process Explorer from SysInternals.

    svchost.exe (LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation)

    Function Discovery Resource Publication
    SSDP Discovery
    UPnP Device Host
    Windows Connect Now - Config Registar

    svchost.exe (LocalServicePeerNet)

    I do not see this running.

    svchost.exe (netsvcs)

    Application - Information Appinfo
    Bits - Background Intelligent Transfer Service
    Browser
    CertPropSvc - Certificate Propagation
    EapHost - Extensible Authentication protocol
    iphlpsvc - IP Helper
    LanmanServer - Server
    ProfSvc - User Profile Service
    Schedule - Task Scheduler
    SENS - System Event Notification Service
    SessionEnv - Remote Desktop configuration
    ShellHWDetection -
    Themes
    Winmgmt - Windows Management Instrumentation
    wuauserv - Windows Update
     
  6. yeto

    yeto Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for taking the time to reply. Your help is greatly appreciated.

    yeto
     

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