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Process Explorer vs Process Hacker–Part 2 of 2

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Continuing from Part 1 here we will now compare more advanced features of Process Explorer & Process Hacker.

Run As Options

Both Process Explorer and Process Hacker have “Run” options. Process Explorer has “Run” and “Run As Limited User”.While Process Hacker has “Run”, “Run As Limited User”, and “Run As”

In both programs “Run As Limited User” will launch the process with “Low” integrity security level on Vista and higher.

However Process Hacker’s Run As is the most powerful with many special options…


User name can be any standard user name but also can include special accounts such as:


We can also select what “type”


Specific sessions can be targeted


as well as Desktops…


Finding Open Handles/DLLs

In Process Hacker this is found via Hacker | Find Handles or DLLs menu option, in Process Explorer it is via Find | Find Handle or DLL

The main difference here is…

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Written by gmaran23

September 28, 2014 at 1:26 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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