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How can i delete some of the 28 processes currently running in activity monitor?


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I have quite a lot going on, apparently, however I don't know what many of the processes are.

Is there a way to find out what they are?

Also, I don't just want to delete them incase I mess something up!
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I don't recommend doing this. If you think you have some runaway processes try a reboot first.
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... Also, I don't just want to delete them incase I mess something up!
Exactly.

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You don't know what the processes are but are keen to delete them?

The old adage "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" is very appropriate here..

We can teach you about what the processes are so you know, but don't assume that since it's unknown to you, you should somehow stop it or delete it..

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As the others have said JELL, leave well enough alone.

Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
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