How to Change a Process Name on Windows Task Manager

How to Change a Process Name on Windows Task Manager

Windows Task Manager is a helpful tool for managing running processes on your computer. By default, the name of each process is listed in the Name column.

Did you know that you can rename a process on the Windows Task Manager? This can be helpful if you want to keep track of specific processes or if you want to make it easier to identify a process in case you need to troubleshoot.

This article will show you how to change a process name on the Windows Task Manager. Let’s get started!

Changing the process name for a task in Windows Task Manager is a relatively simple process.

The process name is the name of the .exe file for that process.

To change the process name:

Step 1:

Open the Task Manager by pressing Ctrl+Shift+Esc on your keyboard.

Step 2:

Find the process you want to change in the list of processes and right-click it.

Step 3:

Choose “Rename” from the menu and enter the new process name.

Step 4:

Finally, click “Apply,” then “OK” to save your changes.

You can now close the Task Manager. The process name has been successfully changed.

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