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ProcessGetStats and "system" process

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Hello !

Today I wanted a script which can give me the I/O of the "system" process. Its PID is always 4 and when I play a game, this process write (but never read) on the disk.
ProcessGetStats works for the I/O of the game but always set @error for the "system" process ... Why ?

I tried with "4", "system", "system.exe" (with is not its real name) and always error ...

Does anyone know how to do it ? I don't want to use WMI because I need all my memory for a dedicated server ...

My little script : 

HotKeySet("q", "quitter")

While(1)
   Local $StatsSystem = ProcessGetStats("system", 1)
   If Not @error Then
      ConsoleWrite($StatsSystem[3] & " " & $StatsSystem[4] & " " & $StatsSystem[5] & @CRLF)
   Else
      ConsoleWrite("Erreur" & @CRLF)
   EndIf
   Sleep(1000)
WEnd

Func quitter()
   Exit
EndFunc

Thanks !

Edited by sehnstein

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The system process runs in Session 0, which is normally isolated from the normal user Session which would be session 1 or above. As a safety feature, session 0 processes can't be access from another session without bypassing this isolation protocol.I leave it to you to figure out how to do that, as it is a security breach in Windows because then you can cause all sorts of mayhem on a system.


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Thanks for this answer, so I will do without this process (I want a simple script) ... But I destroyed lot of windows >< Maybe I will try it in the future !

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