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Delphi source code for Windows >> Check, if a process is running

Category: Windows
Title: Check, if a process is running
Date added: 15.03.2006
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{ Check if a process from the task list is active. }

uses TlHelp32;

function processExists(exeFileName: string): Boolean;
  ContinueLoop: BOOL;
  FSnapshotHandle: THandle;
  FProcessEntry32: TProcessEntry32;
  FSnapshotHandle := CreateToolhelp32Snapshot(TH32CS_SNAPPROCESS, 0);
  FProcessEntry32.dwSize := SizeOf(FProcessEntry32);
  ContinueLoop := Process32First(FSnapshotHandle, FProcessEntry32);
  Result := False;
  while Integer(ContinueLoop) <> 0 do
    if ((UpperCase(ExtractFileName(FProcessEntry32.szExeFile)) =
      UpperCase(ExeFileName)) or (UpperCase(FProcessEntry32.szExeFile) =
      UpperCase(ExeFileName))) then
      Result := True;
    ContinueLoop := Process32Next(FSnapshotHandle, FProcessEntry32);

procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
  if processExists('notepad.exe') then
    ShowMessage('process is running')
    ShowMessage('process not running');

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