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Process Monitor

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 7/3/2018.

Process Monitor is an advanced monitoring tool for Windows that shows real-time file system, Registry and process/thread activity. It combines the features of two legacy Sysinternals utilities, Filemon and Regmon, and adds an extensive list of enhancements including rich and non-destructive filtering, comprehensive event properties such session IDs and user names, reliable process information, full thread stacks with integrated symbol support for each operation, simultaneous logging to a file, and much more. Its uniquely powerful features will make Process Monitor a core utility in your system troubleshooting and malware hunting toolkit.

To install Process Monitor, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install procmon

To upgrade Process Monitor, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade procmon

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    
    $toolsDir = Split-Path -Parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    
    # *** Automatically filled ***
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = 'procmon'
      url            = 'https://download.sysinternals.com/files/ProcessMonitor.zip'
      unzipLocation  = $toolsDir
      checksum       = '8ce4faf183319164520fe5efd25fc302d8aef9ffffdf5945af9c945b49a98c69'
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
      validExitCodes = @(0)
    }
    # *** Automatically filled ***
    
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
    
    @('procmon') | % {
      New-Item (Join-Path $toolsDir "$_.exe.gui") -Type file -Force | Out-Null
    }
    
    New-Item 'HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Sysinternals\Process Monitor' -Force | New-ItemProperty -Name 'EulaAccepted' -Value 1 -Force | Out-Null
    
    $shortcutPath = Join-Path $([Environment]::GetFolderPath([System.Environment+SpecialFolder]::CommonPrograms)) 'Process Monitor.lnk'
    If (-not (Test-Path $shortcutPath)) {
      $targetPath = Join-Path $toolsDir 'procmon.exe'
      Install-ChocolateyShortcut -ShortcutFilePath $shortcutPath -TargetPath $targetPath
    }
    
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    
    $sysinternalsPath = 'HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Sysinternals'
    $applicationName = 'Process Monitor'
    If (Test-Path $sysinternalsPath) {
      If (@(Get-ItemProperty $sysinternalsPath).Count -eq 0 -and @(Get-ChildItem $sysinternalsPath -Exclude $applicationName).Count -eq 0) {
        Remove-Item $sysinternalsPath -Recurse -Force
      } ElseIf (Test-Path "$sysinternalsPath\$applicationName") {
        Remove-Item "$sysinternalsPath\$applicationName" -Recurse -Force
      }
    }
    
    $shortcutPath = Join-Path $([Environment]::GetFolderPath([System.Environment+SpecialFolder]::CommonPrograms)) 'Process Monitor.lnk'
    If (Test-Path $shortcutPath) {
      Remove-Item $shortcutPath
    }
    

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Mark Russinovich

Copyright

Copyright © Mark Russinovich

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Process Monitor 3.40 8212 Saturday, September 16, 2017 approved
Process Monitor 3.34 1735 Wednesday, September 13, 2017 approved
Process Monitor 3.33.0.20170716 4399 Sunday, July 16, 2017 approved
Process Monitor 3.33 4490 Wednesday, May 17, 2017 approved
Process Monitor 3.32 6000 Friday, February 17, 2017 approved
Process Monitor 3.31 1248 Wednesday, February 1, 2017 approved
Process Monitor 3.20 48088 Tuesday, February 9, 2016 approved
Process Monitor 3.2 6407 Wednesday, May 27, 2015 approved
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