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Windows 7: Several Processes Running after Patch Updates

1 Week Ago   #1
debodun

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Several Processes Running after Patch Updates

It's been almost 3 hours since installation of the monthly patches. The HD light has been on and a check of Task Manager shows MsMpEng, SearchFilterHost, SearchIndexer and SearchProtocolHost are using the CPU to fluctuating degrees. Also, there are mscorswv.exe and mscorswx.exe*32 there, but apparently not using any CPU (see attached screen shot of Task Manager with the files outlined). Are these activities this normal? I'd like to shut down, but I don't like to if something is running. Is it okay to shut down while these are active?




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1 Week Ago   #2
debodun

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It finally stopped after about 5 hours. This didn't happen last month.
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