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Process name: Microsoft Boot Up Kernel
Application using this process: Microsoft Windows Operating System
Recommended: Scan your system for invalid registry entries.
What is ntoskrnl.exe doing on my computer?
ntoskrnl.exe is a critical process in the boot-up cycle of your computer although should never appear in WinTasks whilst under normal circumstances
Note: ntoskrnl.exe can be altered by the w32.bolzano and variants. If this process appears in WinTasks, please update your virus definitions immediately.
ntoskrnl.exe is a system process that is needed for your PC to work properly. It should not be removed. Check your system now to identify unused processes that are slowing down your computer.