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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

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  • 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
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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.

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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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