How to get PID in Windows10


Getting PID, Process ID.



What is PID?

PID, the process ID, is a number used in some operating system kernels to identify processes uniquely.


Method 1

Open “Task Manager” and open “Details” tab. See the PID of each Process.

Method 2

Use tasklist command and you can get the list of currently running tasks.


Image Name   PID   Session Name  Session# Mem Usage
============ ===== ============= ========= =========
System Idle  0     Services      0         8 K
System       4     Services      0         2,728 K
Registry     120   Services      0         36,960 K


How to find the task by using its PID

Use tasklist command as below.

tasklist /svc /fi "PID eq <PID number>"