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How To Tell Who is Running A Appling Running

Posted on 2011-09-09
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Occasionally I need to update a program on the server that may be in use by the servers console operator or a remote desktop user.

How can I tell who has the program running?

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Question by:PhilChapmanJr
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by:Govvy
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Use command query process:

QUERY PROCESS [* | processid | username | sessionname | /ID:nn | programname]
  [/SERVER:servername]
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by:PhilChapmanJr
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Govvy,
I don't know that much about Microsoft Server.  Please give me a step-by-step example of how to tell who is running  MyProgram.exe

Thanks,
Phil
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Govvy earned 1500 total points
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Run from command prompt:

>Query process MyProgram.exe
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by:PhilChapmanJr
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I found a easier way
1.  Click on Tool-Bar
2.  Select Task Manager
3.  Click on Process Tab
4.  Click on Show Processes From All Users
This also allows you to end a process

Thanks for your help
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by:PhilChapmanJr
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I tried the command at the DOS prompt but got a
Query is not reconized as a internal or external command
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