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Hey there. Long time no see but I need some help. I have this "null" tasks that I am afraid to end. Can't find answers online. Any ideas what these are? They are eating my CPU and keeping it below 40% usage:

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What happens when you right click -> open file location?
or right click -> "Go to details" ?

You could also try and get more info with ProcMon or Process Explorer
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/...or=-2147217396

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/...rocessexplorer
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Came back to this a month later because problem came up again. I downloaded and used Process Explorer and both Task Manager and Process Explorer say svchost.exe. Path, command line, etc dont show up either. I am hesitate to try to end the task because it indicates that it will crash Windows.

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http://www.file.net/process/null.sys.html

Found info exactly what this could be. Reading into it now.
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