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Utility to track down memory and hard drive use?

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Besides the task manager, is there a utility that better identifies all the processes that are currently running and how much memory they're using as well as what processes are accessing the hard drive?
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by:Christopher McKay
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Have you tried sysinternals

filemon or process monitor?

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/systeminformationutilities.mspx

Hope this helps!

:o)

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On your suggestions, I can't run filemon (not for Vista) and while I can run process monitor, it shows every event that's occurred (over a million & counting) - is there a way to have it show me only processes that are currently running?  Also, it doesn't appear to show memory consumption for each process.  
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Perhaps process explorer would be better suited to your environment:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/SystemInformation/ProcessExplorer.mspx

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The process explorer is much better.  Thanks much.
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