explorer.exe is a child of new process

Robert Shearman rob at codeweavers.com
Thu Feb 23 09:56:42 CST 2006

Paul Vriens wrote:

>with current git/cvs I can see that there is now a new explorer.exe
>process running when I start process explorer.
>What is strange though, is that explorer.exe is a child of procexp.exe. Is
>this supposed to be like that?

If Process Explorer uses the systray then yes, it is supposed to be like 
that. If it bothers you then you can run "explorer /systray" before 
starting Process Explorer to emulate the Windows environment better and 
explorer won't be a child of Process Explorer.

Rob Shearman

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