So, as stated in the title, PID tab is missing from services tab in task manager. I need PID in order to find a windows service, which causes lots of hard page faults in my system. Any way to fix that?

Here is a screenshot showing what my issue is.

Task manager issue

  • I don't have the tcp/ip tab on my w7 task manager??? – Moab Feb 11 '16 at 23:47
  • @Moab I had the TCP/IP tab, because of a program called "prio", which added some additional tabs to task manager. – Raytek Feb 12 '16 at 11:03
  • I wonder if prio changed that, W7 task manager has that pid column by default. – Moab Feb 12 '16 at 21:49
  • @Moab It did. Uninstalling prio brought back all the tabs that were missing. – Raytek Feb 13 '16 at 9:58

And what do you know... A program called "Prio", which I used to set priorites and process affinity was causing the issue. Now all the tabs in task manager that I wanted are back.

So, for anyone who stumbles here with the same issue - You might have "prio" installed. I have uninstalled it and it's back to normal. I will see if there are any settings that are needed to be changed in prio, so that all the tabs are shown.


Missing PID in services tab, task manager

  1. Select the column divider between "Service Name" and "Status"

  2. Drag it right - you should see a "Description" Column

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  3. Select the column divider between "Service Name" and "Description"

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  4. Drag it right - you should see a "PID" Column

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  • Unfortunently, this didn't work. The column divider is not present and all I can do is extend the width of the present two tabs. – Raytek Feb 11 '16 at 23:25
  • @Raytek Try turning off Aero first – DavidPostill Feb 11 '16 at 23:26
  • I had it disabled. I turned it back on and it's still the same. – Raytek Feb 11 '16 at 23:29
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    Yeah... I have installed a program called "prio" sometime ago, so I can set process priorities and affinity permanently. I will try removing it tomorrow and see if that will fix it. – Raytek Feb 11 '16 at 23:34
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    Just replace Task Manager with ProcessHacker - task manager replacement on steroids, including priority and affinity settings and much more ;) – DavidPostill Feb 11 '16 at 23:36

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