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is there any command/tool on windows 7 to see the memory consumed by a process in bytes, just like tasklist/taskmanager, but in bytes?

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SysInternals has a bunch of tools that can help you.

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Specifically, the "Process Explorer" ( will do exactly that, and far more as well. – Fake Name May 5 '10 at 6:48

What about get-process cmdlet for powershell?

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You can run:

WMIC /OUTPUT:C:\plop.txt PROCESS get *

Open up plop.txt and pick the info (fields) your interested in then use:

WMIC PROCESS where name="csrss.exe" get caption,PeakVirtualSize,PageFileUsage,PeakWorkingSetSize


Caption    PageFileUsage  PeakVirtualSize  PeakWorkingSetSize
csrss.exe  1961984        86114304         29220864
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+1 for 'plop.txt'. I think I'll use that next time I need a temporary file name. – Jason R. Coombs May 4 '10 at 11:35
Nice. What is the param to see the amount of memory used in bytes? – dmessf May 4 '10 at 11:46
I would say WorkingSetSize (They are described here – Alex K May 4 '10 at 11:54

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