Monitoring running Windows Applications

Bill Bell bill-bell at bill-bell.hamilton.on.ca
Mon Dec 10 01:36:41 CET 2001


From: root at 127.0.0.1 ((Five Fresh) Fish)
> How can one get Python to identify either the applications that are
> currently running in Windows, in real-time (ie. as an application
> monitor)...
> 
> Or, better, how can one get Python to identify all the open windows,
> in real-time?

A couple of people have mentioned using PDH for this purpose--
one having pointed out that it's already wrapped for Python. If I 
remember correctly, PDH is unavailable under Win9x. There's a 
sample program code (written in C?) available on MSDN that shows 
how to capture similar information for both Win9x or WinNT/2K.
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