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Open Source Process Hacker

Process Hacker is a free and open source process viewer. This multi-purpose tool will assist you with debugging, malware detection and system monitoring. It includes powerful process termination, memory viewing/editing and other unique and specialized features

Key features of Process Hacker:

  • A simple, customizable tree view with highlighting showing you the processes running on your computer.
  • Detailed system statistics with graphs.
  • Advanced features not found in other programs, such as detaching from debuggers, viewing GDI handles, viewing heaps, injecting and unloading DLLs, and more.
  • Powerful process termination that bypasses security software and rootkits.
  • View, edit and control services, including those not shown by the Services console.
  • View and close network connections.
  • Starts up almost instantly, unlike other programs.
  • Many more features…

Compared with Process Explorer, Process Hacker:

  • Implements all of the functionality offered by Process Explorer, plus more advanced features.
  • Performs stack traces for .NET programs, with managed symbol resolution.
  • Allows you to see what a thread is waiting on.
  • Has advanced string scanning capabilities, as well as regular expression filtering.
  • Highlights both relocated and .NET DLLs.
  • Shows symbolic access masks (e.g. Read, Write), rather than just numbers (e.g. 0x12019f).
  • Shows names for transaction manager objects and ETW registration objects.
  • Shows detailed token information, as well as allowing privileges to be enabled and disabled.

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