Windows 10 build 19041.153, update KB4541738

How to view Task Manager process command line on Windows 10

If you’re an advanced user, you probably use Task Manager on Windows 10 on the regular basis to check performance, services, and processes.

You probably didn’t know that Task Manager can also provide the command-line argument executed by the application, process, or service.

If you’ve ever been wondering what exactly the OS is executing, you can do the following:

  1. Open Task Manager (Ctrl + Shift + ESC).

  2. Click the Process tab. If you don’t see it, click the More details button.

  3. Right-click any of the column’s name and select Command Line.

You can also do the same on the Details tab.

  1. Open Task Manager (Ctrl + Shift + ESC).

  2. Click the Details tab. If you don’t see it, click the More details button.

  3. Right-click any of the column’s name and select Select column.

  4. Select the Command line option.

  5. Click OK.

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Mauro Huculak is a Windows expert and the Editor-in-Chief who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He is also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 12 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows, software, and related technologies, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and About.me.