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Tip: Getting Information About All Running and Specific Windows Processes Using PowerShell

Tip: Getting Information About All Running and Specific Windows Processes Using PowerShell

If you need to identify the Windows processes that are currently running – for example maybe you need to shut down process prior to installing software, or locate a misbehaving thread – use the following examples to retrieve information about what it currently active.

Getting all processes:

Get-Process

Using the wildcard to get specific processes:

Get-Process “font*”

As shown, the example above gets all the processes with the text string font in them. Since its a text string, it must be surrounded by parenthesis.

 


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