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Access denied error rise while get a path some processes. How I resolve it. Please help me.
This is my code:
foreach (Process p in Process.GetProcesses())
                if (p.MainModule.FileName == "App.exe")
                    string procFile;
                        procFile = p.Modules[0].FileName;
                    catch (Win32Exception)
                        procFile = "n/a";
                textBox1.Text+=(string.Format("Process {0}: {1}", p.ProcessName, procFile));
Posted 28-Nov-12 5:03am

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Some processes run so deep in the operating system that .Net cannot get information about them. This is a security measure, to prevent possibly malicious apps from getting data no app should be allowed to get.

Added: Out of curiosity, I ran your code. The second process failed just like you described. I could get ProcessName, HPClientServices, but most of the other properties returned a string value of "Access is denied".
neranjan pradeep 28-Nov-12 11:40am

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