Process Hacker

Process Hacker 2.39

A free, powerful, multi-purpose tool that helps you monitor system resources, debug software and detect malware.

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2.2 MB
3.7/5 from 3 votes


  • A detailed overview of system activity with highlighting.
  • Graphs and statistics allow you quickly to track down resource hogs and runaway processes.
  • Can't edit or delete a file? Discover which processes are using that file.
  • See what programs have active network connections, and close them if necessary.
  • Get real-time information on disk access.

Advanced Features:

  • View detailed stack traces with kernel-mode, WOW64 and .NET support.
  • Go beyond services.msc: create, edit and control services.

What's New:

New and Improved:

  • Updated for Windows 8.1
  • Added progress display for thread stacks
  • Updated ExtendedServices plugin:
    • Added new trigger data types
  • Updated NetworkTools plugin:
    • Updated UI
  • Updated OnlineChecks plugin:
    • Added file analyzed prompt


  • Fixed handling of long symbol names
  • Fixed Run As preventing Windows 8 apps from starting
  • Fixed console host information for Windows 8.1
  • Fixed reflected processes not terminating on Windows 8.1
  • Fixed CPU frequency on Windows 8.1

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