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What is process System:4?

jwmarkert asked
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
I see a several lines in System Internals TCPView whose process name is "System:4".

System:4      TCP      Playroom:microsoft-ds      Playroom:0      LISTENING      
System:4      TCP      playroom:netbios-ssn      Playroom:0      LISTENING      
System:4      UDP      playroom:netbios-ns      *:*            
System:4      UDP      playroom:netbios-dgm      *:*            
System:4      UDP      Playroom:microsoft-ds      *:*            

Please advise what this is.
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Brian PiercePhotographer
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Top Expert 2008

System 4: is windows file and Print services - so this would appear to be normal


This is probably correct because I noticed activity when another pc was turned on and accessing a share on this system. Thanks.
Brian PiercePhotographer
Awarded 2007
Top Expert 2008

Then it was File and Print services and I was correct  - Nothing to do with Directory Services
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