RE: See processes in windows

From: Yong Huang <>
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2009 15:09:03 -0700 (PDT)
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Older versions of Process Explorer has both procexp.exe and procexe.sys. The new version (>= 10?) doesn't have the driver file, but it seems to be bundled into procexp.exe.

Yong Huang

  • Tanel Poder wrote ----------

I took a Windows internals & troubleshooting training by Mark Russinovich & David Solomon few years ago and Mark mentioned both procexp/procmon install a kernel driver and yes its done dynamically (that's actually what I meant by "installing" - the loading of the driver). I haven't verified it myself, I think I can believe the word of the author of that tool :)

Niall, tlist.exe is not written by sysinternals, you may be confusing it with pslist.exe which is written by them.


> And indeed its from the same developers as tlist!
> On 4/22/09, Taylor, Chris David <> wrote:
> > Fyi Process Explorer doesn't install a kernel driver, unless its
> > dynamic at runtime (AFAIK). It doesn't have an install routine, you
> > just unzip and run the exe. It's possible/likely that it uses some
> > type of 'hook' into the system, but if so, its using dlls and such that
> > are already installed/registered.

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