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Hi experts

I have a small program in vb.net that checks if a process is running in a computer I would like to be able to know which user is running that process if I could get some help with that I’ll be really grateful.
 

Thanx one more time experts.
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Imports System.Diagnostics

  Dim pr As New Process
        pr = Process.GetCurrentProcess
        Dim s As String = pr.MachineName
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Thanx for your answer but I get a "."
if I try this instead of getting the username or the machine name

TextBox2.Text = s.ToString
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you created a program and you are running from your machine. Then it will return only ur machine name. I guess dot means current machine.

What is your ultimate aim?

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what I want is to check in my terminal server wich user or computer is using what process

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Why you dont use System.Security.Principal.WindowsIdentity.GetCurrent.Name

each time user start your process from remote machine, u can just copy to a text file in server or database.

Is that what u want?
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Let me be more specific I have an application on a server and some stations connect to this server with their own session I need to check if they are running the application if not I want to start it.
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thanx you show me the way and gave me some good ideas thanx
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