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How to get a processId from a service handle?

Posted on 2006-11-15
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What I am trying to do is take a service that I have a handle too and find out how much memory the service process is currently using.

So I have been able to get lots of info about a service from QueryServiceConfig2 but its not quite enough. From the binary path I could search all services but if the service binary is shared like svchost than I cannot tell which one is the exact process im looking for.

I would think you can get the processId from a serive handle but I havent been able to find any info on that.

Anyone know the solution?
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You can get a service process handle by calling EnumServicesStatusEx().  That will return a SERVICES_STATUS_PROCESS structure that will give you the PID.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dllproc/base/enumservicesstatusex.asp

-MAHESH
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