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Can we get PID of incognito windows/tab of chrome process in minifilter?

jay96612jay96612 Member Posts: 25

I am accessing the file through normal tab and incognito tab of two instances of chrome.
I want to get the PID of incognito windows/tab of chrome process who is accessing the file. I tried in pre operation callback of IRP_MJ_READ but getting same PID irrespective of accessing the file via normal windows or incognito windows . Since in chrome browser, each tab is a separate process so I want PID of those process who is accessing the file.

Can we get it? is it possible to get PID of those process(incognito tab or normal tab ) who is accessing the file of chrome browser.


  • Peter_Viscarola_(OSR)Peter_Viscarola_(OSR) Administrator Posts: 8,245

    It is not clear to me that Chrome DOES create a separate process for each tab by default anymore. That certainly used to be true.

    Have you checked that this is happening, or are you just assuming? Have you tried launching a Chrome with —process-per-tab (or whatever the syntax is) switch?


    Peter Viscarola

  • jay96612jay96612 Member Posts: 25

    Ya chrome creates each Tab as process.

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