Process Explorer
for Windows

Process Explorer shows you handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded.

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Process Explorer Description

Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded.


The Process Explorer display consists of two sub-windows. The top window always shows a list of the currently active processes, including the names of their owning accounts, whereas the information displayed in the bottom window depends on the mode that Process Explorer is in: if it is in handle mode you'll see the handles that the process selected in the top window has opened; if Process Explorer is in DLL mode you'll see the DLLs and memory-mapped files that the process has loaded. Process Explorer also has a powerful search capability that will quickly show you which processes have particular handles opened or DLLs loaded.


The unique capabilities of Process Explorer make it useful for tracking down DLL-version problems or handle leaks, and provide insight into the way Windows and applications work.

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What's New in Process Explorer 16.04

- Fixes a bug in Virus Total file submission that could cause a crash
- Now Shows Windows Store package names on the Image page of the process properties dialog
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Process Explorer Requirements

Operating Systems:

Windows (All Versions)

System Requirements:

No additional system requirements.

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