Application using this process: Apache HTTP Server


Application using this process: Apache HTTP Server

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 (

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.

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Is httpd.exe harmful?

This process is considered safe. It is unlikely to pose any harm to your system. Scan your system now to identify issues with this process and services that can be safely removed.
httpd.exe is a safe process

Can I stop or remove httpd.exe?

Most non-system processes that are running can be stopped because they are not involved in running your operating system. Scan your system now to identify unused processes that are using up valuable resources. httpd.exe is used by 'Apache HTTP Server'.This is an application created by 'Apache Software Foundation'. To stop httpd.exe permanently uninstall 'Apache HTTP Server' from your system. Uninstalling applications can leave invalid registry entries, accumulating over time. Run a free scan to find out how to optimize software and system performance.

Is httpd.exe CPU intensive?

This process is not considered CPU intensive. However, running too many processes on your system may affect your PC’s performance. To reduce system overload, you can use the Microsoft System Configuration Utility to manually find and disable processes that launch upon start-up. Alternatively, download PC Mechanic to automatically scan and identify any PC issues.

Why is httpd.exe giving me errors?

Process related issues are usually related to problems encountered by the application that runs it. A safe way to stop these errors is to uninstall the application and run a system scan to automatically identify any PC issues.

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