Process Hacker just updated to v1.9

Process Hacker is a free and open source process viewer and memory editor with unique features such as powerful process termination and a Regex memory searcher. It can show services, processes and their threads, modules, handles and memory regions.

Thanks to Barry Irwin for this update

Version 1.9

  • Dump/view process information
  • Added useful tooltips to the module list
  • The "-elevate" command line option propagates other arguments
  • FIXED:
  • #2911938 - "The given key was not present in the dictionary."
  • #2911957 - "The given key was not present in the dictionary."
  • #2912500 - "Failed to compare two elements in the array."
  • #2917952 - "Index was outside the bounds of the array."
  • Buggy save as text file behaviour on Windows XP
JPEG - 26.9 kb

Key features of Process Hacker

  • Viewing, terminating, suspending and resuming processes.
  • Restarting processes, creating dump files, detaching from any debuggers, viewing heaps, injecting DLLs, etc.
  • Viewing detailed process information, statistics, and performance information.
  • Viewing, terminating, suspending and resuming threads.
  • Viewing detailed token information (including modifying privileges).
  • Viewing and unloading modules.
  • Viewing memory regions.
  • Viewing environment variables.
  • Viewing and closing handles.
  • Viewing, controlling and editing services.
  • Viewing and closing network connections.

Process Hacker runs on both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows, but certain functionality is only available on 32-bit systems, including:

  • Bypassing rootkits and security software when accessing processes, threads, and other objects
  • Viewing kernel pool limits
  • Viewing hidden processes
  • Changing handle attributes
  • Viewing kernel-mode stack traces

System Requirements

  • .NET Framework 2.0
  • Microsoft Windows XP SP2 or above, 32-bit or 64-bit. Please note that certain functionality including detection of hidden processes, full control over all processes and the ability to protect/unprotect processes is only available on 32-bit systems.

Post scriptum

Compliance Mandates

  • Forensics :

    PCI DSS 10.2, 12.9, A.1.4*, SOX DS7, HIPAA 164.308(a)(1) and (a)(6), FISMA IR-7, ISO 27001/27002 13.2.1, 13.2.3
    *Shared Hosting Providers Only


Related Articles

Process Hacker