What is GrooveMonitor.exe and How to remove it?

If after installing Microsoft Office 2007 you have been wondering what is GrooveMonitor.exe and from where does it come from then here is the information about its existence.

What is GrooveMonitor.exe?

GrooveMonitor.exe is a service that gets installed when you install Microsoft Office 2007 and belongs to GrooveMonitor utility. This means it tracks Microsoft Groove behavior and creates error reports which are sent back to the Microsoft. Continue reading “What is GrooveMonitor.exe and How to remove it?”

Process Information: What is wmiprvse.exe?

You must have seen this process running in the task manager but if this has made you confused as what it is and what purpose does it serve, then read here.

What is wmiprvse.exe and why is it running?

Wmiprvse.exe is a process that is linked to the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI). It is a Microsoft Windows-based component that provides control and information about management in an enterprise environment. Continue reading “Process Information: What is wmiprvse.exe?”

Process Information: What is Explorer.exe?

There are so many processes running in the computer that they can confuse anyone. People have always wondered that why there are so many processes running in the system? To remove this confusion and to provide extra information on these processes, I am starting with this new thread that will tell the people “what process is it and also why is it running in the computer”.

You can read the information about svchost.exe from here. We are starting with the basic process that every user of Windows must have known about, Explorer.exe.

What is Explorer.exe and why is it running in Task Manager?

The explorer.exe file is an executable Continue reading “Process Information: What is Explorer.exe?”

Description of Svchost.exe

Wondering what is Svchost.exe and what role does it play in running our system? There are whole lots of svchost.exe processes running in background and we even can’t kill them.

What is svchost.exe?

Svchost.exe is a generic host process name for services that run from dynamic-link libraries (DLLs). The Svchost.exe file is located in the %SystemRoot%\System32 folder. These file first checks for the services part of the registry and maintains Continue reading “Description of Svchost.exe”