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A process is a binary program running continuously on a computer (until terminated) which is managed by the operating system.

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Force a Process to Raise its Priority via PowerShell - VirtualBox Guest

I know in VirtualBox's GUI you can allocate system resources to your VBox guests, but when attempting to raise the priority level of the process it throws an Access is Denied error. My steps: $a = ...
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Windows 10: What is the process lifecycle in the face of logoffs, switching users, and power state changes (sleep, hibernate)?

I have a program operation that is initiated when a user is logged on, but it is long-running and non-interactive in nature, and could be completed in the background. I'm confused by the process ...
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Is there a way to find out what kind of registry value was queried in Process Monitor?

NAME NOT FOUND is showing in the results-column of Process Monitor, so I was going to create the value myself. But I don't know if it's a Binary, String or, let's say, DWORD that's been tried to ...
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Does CPU utilization refers also to time of handling system calls?

Assume I want to calculate the CPU utilization of a process, which reads and write to a file. In order to read and write, the process must use system calls. This means there will be time when the ...
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How to determine which process is causing foreground window to lose focus? [duplicate]

When working in a foreground application in Windows 7, sometimes it will suddenly lose focus. There is no other visible application gaining focus. Whatever I type, however, no longer appears in the ...
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How to stop Windows 10 from suspending a particular application (RStudio)

First off, I wasn't sure if this was a question better suited to Super User or one of the other communities like Cross Validated, so please let me know if this is in the wrong place. I'm having an ...
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Print out data was not similar with input and would like to remove some of the data in the content

I want to try print all the content in .txt input file to process some data but i was facing some problem as the content print out was not tally. May i know why it was like that? Thanks everyone. I ...
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Windows 7/10 command line show running Applications/windows

I know the command tasklist is able to show running processes. What I want the command line to show only running applications. Is there such a command on Windows or is there a way to get this list ...
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How can a batch lower the priority ONLY of the cmd that runs it?

I have a batch that runs a series of commands that will be long and CPU intensive. I don't mind when it will be finished so I would prefer it to use only idle CPU cycles. If I set the priority of the ...
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Kill process at absolute time

I wish to run a command for the longest period possible and kill it at a certain absolute time (if it is still running), something like: killat "2018-06-09_23:55" ./myscript.bash The resources I've ...
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“Outlook is closing” in Notification Tray - Can't reopen without killing the process

I have received a few notes that outlook isn't closing properly and only after a reboot it is possible to re-open outlook. A day after, I noticed the same thing on my computer. So basically, what I ...
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Find all window titles of application through command line

In Windows if I want to list all instances (and window titles) of a given application from the command line I run this command: tasklist /fi "IMAGENAME eq notepad.exe" /v However I can't do the same ...
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how to compute how much memory a process is using?

I would like to know, how much cumulative memory a process is using? I am analyzing my system's performance during a large copy operation. In that, I am targeting few processes. I want to calculate ...
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How to create a tree structure in comand line that displays only the background processes/jobs

I want to know how can I create a process tree structure that displays only background processes. I've tried with pstree, but I'm not sure I can specify this condition for pstree; I think it's a bit ...
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lots of /usr/local/apache/bin/httpd -DSSL process but there's no file in that path

I'm having issue with 100% CPU usage caused by suspicious processes. One of them is /usr/local/apache/bin/httpd -DSSL, and running as www-data user process. But what's interesting is there's no ...

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