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Application using this process: Apache HTTP Server
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What is httpd.exe doing on my computer?
httpd.exe is a process associated with Apache HTTP Server from Apache Software Foundation.
The process Apache HTTP Server belongs to the software Director Agent or Apache HTTP Server or AppServ or WAMP or NuSphere PHP Debugger or VisualSVN Server or WampServer or CollabNet Subversion or Marvell 61xx MRU or httpd.exe or Adobe AIR or MS4W or ApachePhp 2.2.11- by Apache Software Foundation (www.apache.org).
Description: httpd.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows XP are 20,539 bytes (45% of all occurrence), 24,635 bytes, 24,636 bytes, 24,643 bytes, 49,152 bytes, 18,432 bytes, 24,654 bytes, 17,408 bytes, 98,363 bytes.
The file is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. The process uses ports to connect to LAN or Internet. The process can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet.
Non-system processes like httpd.exe originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues.