Batch files to stop junk processes on public Windows XP boxes

21 March 2010
The first thing I do when getting to a new public XP machine is to run a few batch files to stop a whole bunch of processes that are not needed while I do my work.

This only works if I am an administrator, but sadly enough on most public machines this is still the case.

Also most machines run DeepFreeze, so any changes I make are undone at the next reboot.

The batch files I am using are:
This runs the batch as the "System" user, make sure you use the full path to the batch file.

You can download the batch files from my download page.

If you don't already have the SysInternals PsTools package, you can download it here

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