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I installed sys internals utility called process explorer.

I am not able to see utility. Where I need to go to run process explorer?

I need help.

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How about making the title of your question a question? –  Scott Bilas Oct 20 '09 at 15:22
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Are you saying you lost track of where you copied the procexp.exe to? –  dlamblin Oct 20 '09 at 15:31
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It doesn't get added to the Start Menu or Quick Launch. You need to run it from wherever you saved the executable. The .exe filename is procexp.exe, look for that and double-click it.

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Thank you for helping me out. –  Syed Tayyab Ali Oct 20 '09 at 15:27
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There is also a option in process explorer to replace task manager, then it launches when you hit c-a-d and select task manager. This is my preferred method. –  Shial Oct 20 '09 at 16:07
    
Yeah, thanks for that. I do that too. –  squillman Oct 20 '09 at 16:32
    
ctrl-shift-esc for a one-stop task mgr launch. –  Kara Marfia Oct 20 '09 at 16:56
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What most windows system admins do is have a directory called c:\bin which houses all the useful tools that one needs like procexp, far manager, grep, 7z... And then that is added to the environment variables. Then you can launch anything you use regularly using windows+R and typing the name of the executable.

To edit the envvars, go to Start> Control Panel> System> Advanced> Environment Variables.

OR just use windows+pause/break to open system properties.

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The best way to run Sysinternals tools, I find, is to use the "Live" website, i.e. http://live.sysinternals.com/procexp.exe

This way you don't have to download/install it any computer.

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