Last year, my it teacher told me that we can kill the process explorer.exe, and if another process starts using more cpu/memory it means that its a malware or virus.
Does this actually work ?
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Not really. There are many reasons why a process may be started without your input, so to speak. In Unix/Linux terms, these may be daemons - processes that run on a regular basis in order to do system cleanup/maintenance duties, or to provide other services. The explorer.exe process for Windows …
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