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I'm trying to record data of all the processes that establish connections from my PC for security issues, I tried to do netstat -bn 1 > stats.txt, also tried to make a log file with CurrPorts, TCPView from what I've seen doesn't even have an option to log changes,

but what's wierder is that they all occasionaly show processes as "unknown", CurrPorts seems to be the best so far but also lists some unknown processes.

1.How is it possible that processes have unknown paths? doesn't the system know the path of any process that establishes a connection?

2.Is there another tool I haven't used or some other way to log the processes that establish connections in a clear way and with the paths of all the processes?

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Short lived processes or processes exiting during the sampling might be missed by your commands.

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