Windows 10: Two RuntimeBroker.exe at startup

  1.    17 Nov 2017 #1

    Two RuntimeBroker.exe at startup


    Hi!
    After 1709 update I found these two instances of RuntimeBroker.exe in my tasklist:

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    I disabled Cortana in previous version (and mantained it disabled)... so: why these two programs are running?

    Thanks!
    Joe
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  2.    17 Nov 2017 #2

    You know what i never notice two or more instances of RuntimeBroker.exe in Task Manger. The RuntimeBroker.exe is stored in C:\Windows\System32 folder if the RuntimeBroker.exe not running from C:\Windows\System32 folder then you have malware infection.
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       17 Nov 2017 #3

    I have four instances running and that is normal on my machine.
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  4.    17 Nov 2017 #4

    Every RuntimeBroker.exe runs from C:\Windows\System32\ ... So I guess it's ok. Well, before 1709 I've no RuntimeBroker.exe starting with Windows and staying in.
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