If you have the local “administrator” account for a Windows PC, you can run the batch script below to list the running tasks. This script will actually run for the local PC (localhost) or it can connect to another machine over the network as long as you know that machine’s local admin password.
@ECHO OFF REM Written by VeneDude REM mode con lines=60 >nul TITLE Running Tasks Util COLOR 18 cls set /p HostName="Host: " set /p Password="Administrator Password: " echo ... :checkTsks tasklist /S %HostName% /U %HostName%\administrator /P %Password% choice /c rq /n /m "(r)efresh (q)uit: " if errorlevel 2 goto end if errorlevel 1 goto checkTsks :end exit
To use, you can just copy/paste the script above to a new batch file (ex. checkTasks.bat) and double-click to run.