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A little too much in my opinion but you can always disable a few things at start up by typing msconfig in your search bar of the start menu to speed your boot start. I never have 50 processes. What Operating system you running?
its xp old but awesome haha
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awesome thanks dude....

i opened it as my pc takes a while to start and keeps lagging alot but as this is a normal amount i think ill just defrag and delete loads of stuff
What hard drive do you have?That could be the issue.

Windows xp has about 28 processes after a fresh install,so you do have an extraordinary amount.
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What hard drive do you have?That could be the issue.
its and old fujitsu hard drive all i know is it runs at 5400rpm
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What hard drive do you have?That could be the issue.

Windows xp has about 28 processes after a fresh install,so you do have an extraordinary amount.
About 19 of those processes are user apps / AVG
    
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About 19 of those processes are user apps / AVG
could this be due to drivers? as its a macbook using bootcamp
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could this be due to drivers? as its a macbook using bootcamp
You're fine man, look at your processes, you can identify what every one of them is. They are all OS processes and apps you have installed or running. Things like iTunes, AVG, dropbox, keyboard managers, etc.

The more you have installed the more it will likely show.

Either close those apps, deny them startup or uninistall them if you want to reduce running processes. I'm not too sure if bootcamp uses active processes to manage itself or not.
    
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I have 80 processes atm
Our school server had 2k and lagged with 6 instances of excel
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