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I'm looking for a Windows program that will kill and restart a process when a change is made to some files in a directory. Does anyone know of one?
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Is there a way to list all files that are currently opened by a specific process in Windows? I mean files that got have an fopen, but never got an fclose by a specific process. I tried to use ...
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what is aexnsagent.exe?

what is aexnsagent.exe? It makes my PC run slow.