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Utility to track down memory and hard drive use?

Posted on 2007-03-30
Last Modified: 2013-12-01
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?
Question by:markbyrn
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by:Christopher McKay
ID: 18825594
Have you tried sysinternals

filemon or process monitor?


Hope this helps!



Author Comment

ID: 18825949
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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Accepted Solution

Christopher McKay earned 500 total points
ID: 18826198
Perhaps process explorer would be better suited to your environment:


Author Comment

ID: 18827486
The process explorer is much better.  Thanks much.

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