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Get-Process - Powershell 1.0 CmdLet

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Get-Process

Description
Get a list of processes on a machine

Usage
Get-Process [[-name] string[]] [CommonParameters]
    
      Get-Process -id Int32[] [CommonParameters]
    
      Get-Process -inputObject Process[] [CommonParameters]

Options
-name 
       Process name(s)
       Separate multiple process names with commas or use wildcard characters. 
       The -Name is optional.
        
   -inputObject 
       Accept a process object as input to Get-Process.  
       A variable, command or expression that returns the process object(s)
        
   -id 
       Process ID(s) (PID). Use commas to separate multiple PIDs.
       To find the PID of a process, type "get-process".

   CommonParameters:
       -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutVariable.

Example(s)
 List all the processes running on the local PC:

PS C:>get-process

List all available data about Winword and Explorer processes on this computer:

PS C:>get-process winword, explorer | format-list *

List the available properties of process objects:

PS C:>Get-Process | Get-Member

List the top 5 processes using the most CPU time:

PS C:>Get-Process | sort CPU | select -last 5

Get all processes that have a working set greater than 20 MB.:

PS C:>get-process | where-object {$_.WorkingSet -gt 20000000}

List processes grouped by priority.:

PS C:>$a = get-process
get-process -inputobject $a | format-table -view priority

List all processes beginning with "s", and see when each running program was last updated. (This can be a handy way of discovering malware) This is done by piping the pathname of each executable into DIR and sorting by the last write time:

PS C:>get-process s*|where {s$_.Path} | dir | sort LastWriteTime |
format-table fullname, name,@{label="LastWriteTime";Expr={$_.LastWriteTime}