Python task label

Tyler Eaves tyler at
Sun Feb 2 22:33:08 CET 2003

Sam Marrocco unleashed the following on comp.lang.python:
> When I run my Python app, which has a TK gui, the XP OS displays the app 
> as "python.exe" in the task manager, along with a second "python.exe" 
> which I assume is the interpreter itself.
> Is it possible for me to decide the name that the OS will give to my app 
> within my code, as opposed to the default name of "python.exe"? Can I 
> also "hide" the python interpreter from the task manager?
As far I know, no. Because python.exe IS what's running ;)

Tyler Eaves

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