While working in Windows 10, if you ever wish to see the list of all your running processes, you can easily do this with the help of the Task Manager. However, at times, you want to print the list of all of your currently running processes. For doing this, they must be saved in some type of file. In this article, we will explain to you the method through which you can save all the Windows 10 processes in a text file.
Saving all the Windows Processes in a Text File Using Windows 10
In order to save all the Windows 10 processes in a text file, you will need to perform the following steps:
You will need to run the Command Prompt with administrative privileges. For doing this, type cmd in the search section of your taskbar. Right click on the search result and then select Run as Administrator from the pop-up menu in order to launch the Command Prompt with administrative privileges. The newly opened Command Prompt window is shown in the following image:
Type the command tasklist in your Command Prompt and then press enter. This command is highlighted in the image shown below:
As soon as you will press enter, a list of all the currently running processes will be displayed on your Command Prompt. It is shown in the following image:
Now you will need to save this list as it is in a text file. For doing this, type the following command:
tasklist > c:\ProcessList.txt
Here, ProcessList represents the name of the text file. You can give any name of your choice to it. This command is highlighted in the image shown below:
After typing the command shown in the image above, just press enter. As soon as you will press enter, all the currently running processes will be saved in a text file named ProcessList.txt in the C drive. You can save this file in any of your desired drives by giving the complete path. The newly created ProcessList text file is shown in the following image:
In this way, you can save all the currently running processes in a text file using Windows 10 and then you can even print this file. The processes in this file are saved along with their names, process ID, session and memory usage. Therefore, you can have a very good idea about your memory consumption after looking at this file.