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Tools to troubleshoot hign CPU Utilization

Posted on 2011-03-07
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I have a process which is using a high percentage of the CPU, the process needs to run but I am keen to find any pieces of software that can show me exactly what this process is doing ?
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by:Timothy McCartney
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http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896645

Give that a try. It's called process monitor. It's a more advanced tool than the built in one.
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Hm. If you want to know more about what the process is doing, then, you need a profiling tool. Such tools can show you all the threads and what they allocate. It depends on what technology your process was built on. If it's using .NET Framework (for example) you can try the ANTS Profiler.
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by:rimmena
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It's an ASP.NET app
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Looking for free tools, have already used process monitor. This is more to view inside the apps.
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