does every process have a PID attached?

datmasysmayne 1 Reputation point
2021-08-13T23:24:07.9+00:00

trying to root out a nasty bit of malware and have learned SOOOOOO much that i would have been good never knowing otherwise, but as it stands i have a bone to pic with this malware and its personal so i continue fighting the fight...

anyway, i noticed many of my processes in task manager have no PID associated with their service -- WPDBusEnum, workfolderssvc, and wildsvc are a few examples of this and i womdereed if all processes running are supposed to be allocated a particular ID and if they are the same across all systems in MS10?

if anyone is able to shed light on this i would be very applicative.

oh and before i go, please assume no knowledge when replying bc i would really need it dumbed down as low as possible (i cant tell you how many instructions there are online that skip important steps bc...well idky? <3 tyvm and have a good day yall

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  1. Castorix31 81,861 Reputation points
    2021-08-14T05:44:43.55+00:00

    If you look the Status of those Services, it should be Stopped, so of course, there is no PID...

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