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Other than Process Explorer and Process Hacker, what good task manager replacements exist?

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How about one for the Blackberry? I have for WinCE/Mobile. But could really use one for the BB! – geoffc Jun 10 '09 at 19:38
Perhaps you should ask a separate question about a blackberry task manager. – Justin Dearing Jun 10 '09 at 19:50
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I prefer Extended Task Manager. DTaskManager is also ok.

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Extended Task Manager looks neat. – Justin Dearing Jun 11 '09 at 2:37

I recently discovered the open source Yet Another Process Monitor (YAPM), I don't like the fact that it requires .NET 3.5 (not a problem on my desktop, but might be a problem on some servers). I'm also not a big fan of the office 2007 style UI.

Interesting features:

  • Remote process viewing via WMI or its own server. I have not experimented with either of these but will.
  • A panel to view tasks like in Task manager. I actually might take a peak at the source code to see how one lists tasks via the windows API.
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CurrProcess is nice (lighter than PE).

It might be helpful to know what problem you're trying to solve. Process Explorer is pretty comprehensive.

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I'm not really trying to solve a problem, I just want to know what else is out there.. – Justin Dearing Sep 11 '09 at 17:14
Fair enough. Don't forget about tasklist.exe and taskkill.exe .. they are quite handy sometimes :) – Seth Sep 11 '09 at 18:43

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