troubleshooting Question

How can I get the process id of a currently running HTA applicaiton?

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If I know the commandline exactly then I can search WIN32_Process and get it that way however if more than one insance running then it would not return the current process, but a collection with all the instances.
One (ugly) way to do it is the code below, essentially using exec to launch a new process, then get the parentprocessid of that process.
Dim oExec
Set oExec = objShell.exec("%comspec% /c dir")
Set colItems = objWMIService.ExecQuery("SELECT * FROM Win32_Process Where ProcessId = " & oExec.processid , "WQL", wbemFlagReturnImmediately + wbemFlagForwardOnly)
For Each objItem In colItems
	iHTAProcessID = objItem.ParentProcessId

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