Locate an Application on Process Explorer on Windows 8

Q

How to locate a process that represents an application like Firefox on Process Explorer on Windows 8? I want to see more details about the Firefox process.

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A

Process Explorer list processes on Windows 8 in a tree structure representing process parent and child relation.

Since all application processes that are launched from the desktop are child processes of the explorer.exe process, application processes will be listed inside explorer.exe.

You can follow this steps to see more information of application like Firefox.exe:

1. Right-mouse click on C:\fyicenter\ProcessExplorer\procexp.exe and use "Run as administrator" to start Process Explorer. You will all processes displayed in a tree structure.

2. Scroll down to the "explorer.exe" section, and locate "firefox.exe".

3. Mouse-over the "firefox.exe" line. You will see some popup text telling the command line used to launch Firefox.
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