Margaret Allen

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COM Surrogate (dllhost.exe) Explained: Is it Dangerous?

COM Surrogate
The “COM Surrogate” process is a staple feature in your Task Manager. Just open it, and you will see a couple of them there....

Android Task Killers and Why They Aren’t the Solution

Android Task Killer
Android Task Killers are apps that should prolong your battery life and enhance your device’s performance. However, they often don’t live up to that...

What Is hiberfil.sys and Should I Delete It?

hiberfil.sys
Hiberfil.sys is one of the most annoying files for anyone not using the Hibernate function. It can take up multiple GB of space, and...

Akamai NetSession Client – What Is It and Is It Safe?

Akamai NetSession Client
Many wonder what this famous (or shall I say - infamous) Akamai NetSession Client is. It’s no surprise since it’s blocked by the Firewall....

Desktop Window Manager (DWM.exe) – What Is It and Why Do...

DWM.exe
You might be wondering what that Desktop Window Manager process is all about when you open up your Task Manager. It’s quite simple, really....

What Is “Windows Modules Installer Worker” and Why is it Running?

Windows Modules Installer Worker
If you notice that your computer suddenly sounds like it's about to hit warp-speed and has, unbeknownst to you, turned into an induction cooker....

What is WSAPPX and How to Fix its High Disk Usage...

wsappx
If you own a Windows 10/8 computer, there is a chance that you are experiencing certain issues with WSAPPX. WSAPPX is a background process that...