How to get all running process list through command line

To get running processes list on your computer, you can use Windows Instrumentation command-line interface (WMIC) . This tips applies for Windows XP Professional, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008, Window 7, Window vista.

  1. Open command prompt (window+R) and type CMD and press enter.
  2. Otherwise Go to Start > All Programs > Accessories >Right click on command prompt and click on RUN AS ADMINISTRATOR.
  3. To get all running process on your system execute this command.
wmic process get descriptionline







To get all the process with their executable path , execute this command.

wmic process get description , executable path





And you will get your result in text file as follows:-