win32 process information, using win32 extension

Chris Lambacher chris at
Mon Oct 24 23:13:56 CEST 2005

I started down the win32process path trying to solve the same problem.  That
only ended in misery for me.

Try this recipie instead:


On Fri, Oct 21, 2005 at 07:12:34AM -0700, Java and Swing wrote:
> i need to get information about the processes running on a windows pc
> (98, 2k, xp)
> i can get the pid's using, win32process.EnumProcesses()...and I can get
> a handle on a process using an id..such as
> handle = win32api.OpenProcess(win32con.PROCESS_QUERY_INFORMATION, 0,
> pids[0])
> ..but how can i get the name of the process, path to process, etc.  I
> have the win32 extensions (pywin32) on python 2.4.
> thanks.
> -- 

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