Checking processes running under Windows

João Rodrigues anaryin at gmail.com
Thu Mar 27 15:31:41 CET 2008


Hello all! I'm trying to write a script that needs to check which processes
are running under Windows (XP Pro, Home, whatever). The method I'm using is:

>>> process_list = os.popen('TASKLIST').read()

However, XP Home doesn't have the tasklist.exe tool so, this is kind of
useless in that OS. Do you have any other methods I can use for this?

Thanks!
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