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Process name: Interix Utility
Application using this process: Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX
Recommended: Scan your system for invalid registry entries.
What is init doing on my computer?
init is a Interix Utility from Microsoft Corporation belonging to Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX Non-system processes like init 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.
In order to ensure your files and data are not lost, be sure to back up your files online. Using a cloud backup service will allow you to safely secure all your digital files. This will also enable you to access any of your files, at any time, on any device.
Is init harmful?
init has not been assigned a security rating yet. Scan your system now to identify issues with this process and services that can be safely removed.
init is unrated
Can I stop or remove init?
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. init is used by 'Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX'.This is an application created by 'Microsoft Corporation'. To stop init permanently uninstall 'Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX' 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 init 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.