A process is a binary program running continuously on a computer (until terminated) which is managed by the operating system.

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Linux /proc/pid/status on Windows?

I use /proc/pid/status on Linux to find out the memory usage and process status. Is it possible to do the same thing on Windows?
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Can't finish installation of application on Windows 2000?

Why do some program not complete their installation on Windows 2000? I don't get any error messages in Windows. Is there anything I can do to complete the installation?
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Bash Process output status

I would like to ask about creating new processes in bash script. I have script which will execute external programs tests and then check its output status and print if test was successful or not. ...
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How does windows know which program has the lock on a particular file while trying to copy it?

I was just wondering about how older versions of Windows didn't tell you exactly which programs were using a particular file so that you cannot move them. But the newer versions tend to tell you that ...
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Windows randomly downloads 1.5 Gb - how can I pinpoint the process responsible?

I often use a tool called 'BitMeter' to keep track of my computer's data usage (Windows 8). Very recently, I have checked the tool to find that my computer downloaded approximately 1.5 Gb of data. ...
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Unknown process named 573f2a55-2573-4c9f-ad5d-9d5d-9dbcf14c9281.exe during startup

during startup of up my computer (Windows XP SP3) I had a look on the TaskManager, I noticed a process named 573f2a55-2573-4c9f-ad5d-9d5d-9dbcf14c9281.exe. It took 5600kB of memory and 0% CPU at that ...
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How to know the program that's dumping the core?

I am seeing cores dumped in a particular directory continuously. I am sure there must a script that's continuously starting a process which is core-dumping and dying. But, how can I find which process ...