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In my Windows XP Home Edition, there is no desciption for the processes in the task manager.

For example, all the services seem to appear with the same-name processes "SVCHOST.EXE". But I want to find out the one that use most of the CPU, however there is no more description I can find in task manager.

I saw in this link, one can use tasklist for Windows XP Professional Edition. BUt how to accomplish the same thing for Home edition?


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Go have a look at Process Explorer from SysInternals. It will show you (by hovering over each process) which services are running, which will help you narrow it down.

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Follow the advice in the link that you posted and use process explorer maybe? It really is a good application.

EDIT: If you'd rather use tasklist itself, you can download it here.

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