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QuickAccessInfoBar

Quick Access Info Bar - access info for unknown processes

review by ClifNotes, Apr 2006

 

Update Dec 2007:

This program is now called "ProcessQuickLink".

 

Quick Access is a cool little tool that transforms your Windows Task Manager into a source of information about the processes that are running on your PC. The program comes from processlibrary.com, which has always been one of my trusted sources for process information.

 

Here's what processlibrary says about it:

As many as 20 to 30 processes may be running invisibly, silently in the background on your PC. Some hog system resources drastically slowing down your computer; others are a threat to security and privacy; others may be harmless.

 

The Windows Task Manager displays most of these processes but you have no information to learn and understand what is what.

 

Get the latest definitions and exhaustive advice on all the processes running on directly in the Windows Task Manager by downloading the Quick Access InfoBar from processlibrary.com.

 

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Once Quick Access is installed and running, just click on the little blue icon in the Task Manager's process tab, and up pops the processlibrary website with all the information you should need to make an informed decision on what to do with it.

 

Note: Quick Access installs itself as an auto-startup application. I advise you to use MSCONFIG or WinPatrol to disable it's startup entry and only launch Quick Access when you need it. I hate too many things starting up with Windows, and I bet you do too.

 

Download Quick Access here