Why is there annoying bug X in Process Hacker? Why is Process Hacker missing feature Y? Please report any bugs or feature requests in the forums. Is Process Hacker a portable application? Yes. In the same directory as ProcessHacker.exe. create a file named ProcessHacker.exe.settings.xml. Settings will be automatically saved there. “Process Hacker”? Is this a dangerous “hacking” tool? No. Please read about the other definition of “hacker”. Process Hacker can kill my anti-virus software! Is this a bug in the anti-virus software? No. Anti-virus software does not protect you from yourself. Please do not report these incidents as bugs because you will be wasting their time. Symbols don’t work properly! Firstly, you need the latest dbghelp.dll version:
1) Install the latest Windows SDK (links are below).
2) Open Process Hacker options via the main menu: Hacker Options
3) Click Symbols, and locate dbghelp.dll
Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 SDK:
C:\Program Files\Debugging Tools for Windows (x86)\
Windows 8 or above SDK:
32bit: C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\8.x\Debuggers\x86\
64bit: C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\8.x\Debuggers\x64\
Secondly, you need to configure the search path. If you don’t know what to do, enter:
Replace SOME_FOLDER with any folder you can write to, like D:\Symbols. Now you can restart Process Hacker and see full symbols. Why can’t I build Process Hacker? The most likely problem is that you do not have the latest Windows SDK installed.
Download: Windows 10 SDK Is Process Hacker compatible with anti-cheat software such as BattlEye, Punkbuster and Warden? Yes. Process Hacker is compatible with anti-cheat software except for EAC (EasyAntiCheat) and VAC (Valve Anti-cheat).
Important information: An issue with your computer is blocking the VAC system.
How do I report issues with anti-cheat software? Please report issues with anti-cheat software here.