[Tutor] XP & catching execl o/p ?

Tim Golden Tim.Golden at viacom-outdoor.co.uk
Wed Dec 6 09:48:05 CET 2006

| Struggling with python & XP again. My app needs to know if a 
| certain program is running on my XP box

As a complete alternative, consider using WMI:

<code - UNTESTED>
import os, sys
import wmi

c = wmi.WMI ()
for process in c.Win32_Process (Name="excel.exe"):
  print "Excel is running"
  print "Excel is not running"


(Uses: http://timgolden.me.uk/python/wmi.html)


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