PoshTip #6 – List all Windows processes

PoshTip #6  – List all Windows processes 

This PoshTip explain how to manage Windows processes with PowerShell.

Run the Get-Process cmdlet to get all the processes on the local computer:


Next, it is possible to sort processes with highest cpu usage

Get-Process | Sort-Object -Property CPU -Descending

To get CPU of a specific process :

Get-process chrome | Select-Object CPU

To go further

You can kill the Chrome process

Get-Process -Name Chrome | Stop-Process
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I work as an IT Production Manager, based in Paris (France) with a primary focus on Microsoft technologies. I have 10 years experience in administering Windows Servers. . I am a Microsoft MVP for Cloud & Datacenter Management. I also received the PowerShell Hero 2016 award by PowerShell.0rg. And finally, I am "MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure", "MCSA: Windows Servers", "Administering & Deploying SCCM", and CheckPoint CCSA certified.