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Windows 7 or Server 2008 Show running time for a Process

Is there any simple way to show how long a specific PID instance has been active?
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1answer
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Process listed as 8 character short name in Task Manager

I have a couple of servers with a process that regularly gets stuck. We kill this process with a vbs script that runs the taskkill command (among a couple other things). The issue is that the ...
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2answers
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Too many csrss.exe, LogonUI.exe, svchost.exe and winlogon.exe in task manager

On a windows server 2008 enterprise edition, nothing has changed but recently there are many csrss.exe, LogonUI.exe, svchost.exe and winlogon.exe processes in task manager. Does it mean some remote ...
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In Windows Task Manager, in the Processes tab, what does I/O Other mean?

In Windows Server 2003, I'm seeing a process in Task Manager with a high value in the I/O Other column. I'm trying to determine if it's in some kind of error state, but I don't know what I/O Other ...
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1answer
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Aspnet_wp is showing up with a strange name in Task Manager

Instead of "aspnet_wp," AS61FF~1.EXE is displayed, having User Name ASPNET. I took a look in Process Explorer, and indeed, that strangely named process is aspnet_wp. Why would it be displayed this way ...
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What is a Process Handle?

What is a process handle and what can we know about a running process through the "handle count" property in a task explorer?
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How do I know which process is what program?

Task manager shows a list of processes running. How do I find out, what process is what program? Sure the list shows the name of the exe-file, but I want to know the name of the program. Also I would ...
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What is EngineServer.exe and should I kill it? [closed]

I've got this process running on my work computer and it's starting to take up quite a bit of memory. I know it belongs to McAffee but, is it possible to disable it directly? killing it from the Task ...
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1answer
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Taskbar add-in on Windows XP - which process?

I'm putting together a package to deploy across multiple desktops, and I am trying to find out what process is calling a little taskbar add-in that attaches itself under Windows XP (Think language ...
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What is the best way to identify unknown processes on windows?

How do you typically identify processes in windows' task manager when trouble shooting a problematic system? It's easy enough to get a list of tasks via the task manager but how do you determine ...