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Win32_Process examples–running applications

You can see the running processes on a local or remote machine using Get-Process. Alternatively you can use Win32_Process:

Get-CimInstance -ClassName Win32_Process |
select Name, ProcessID, Threadcount, PageFileUsage, PageFaults, WorkingSetSize |
Format-Table –AutoSize

You can use the –ComputerName or –CimSession properties to access the processes on a remote machine.

Other properties are available:

Get-CimClass -ClassName Win32_Process |
select -ExpandProperty CimClassProperties |
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