1.    27 Oct 2015 #1
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    "Rogue" background processes

    Launch an app, like Calculator, and it appears under the APPS section in Task Manager, but not as a background process. Close it and it vanishes.

    Yet, randomly, often after SLEEP, an app (likely from Windows store) shows up as a background process. Why?
    Is there a way to prevent this?

    Is there a method that can create a unique event log entry when a specific background process has started?

    Firewall blocking has no effect, so the process is likely internal. The intent is not to prevent the app itself from running.
    Last edited by borgus; 27 Oct 2015 at 19:16.
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