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Users leave process explorer open, consume CPU/RAM resources.

Users leave Procexp open on every server in multople sessions profiles. Choking servers. Is there way to put an idle time on it or maybe control from the centralized location?
Please advice?
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KaffiendCommented:
I think an easier way, is to just look around you, and tell your co-workers to clean up after themselves (that is, unless you belong to a very very very large IT team where it's just not practical to talk to everyone)

After all, we're not talking about educating Joe from Marketing here - nobody but admins should be logging on to servers anyway, and unless you have a boatload of admins, it might be easier to talk to your colleagues to find out why someone needs to run it.  Who knows, it might turn out you could help this person solve whatever problem they are trying to troubleshoot with it.
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btanExec ConsultantCommented:
ideally user awareness and hygiene :)

There is even an "Allow only one instance" in PE.

Another mean is to set to lower priority .... but all this will still eat resource if more instances are spawned off
http://betanews.com/2012/02/17/process-explorer-15-13-adds-background-priority-setting/

solve the root issue :p
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Tiras25Author Commented:
I see the background priority is there.  I do not see the option only one instance per PE... Where is that?
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btanExec ConsultantCommented:
for each process you can set the priority .. the priority column can be shown by right click on the column header > Select Column >  Process Performance tab > Base Priority
Highlighted the priority column and the setting
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Tiras25Author Commented:
Is there a way to limit only one pe per server?
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btanExec ConsultantCommented:
pe has an option to run an instance
One instance option in PE
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