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When I profile using xperf there are always cases when I see, that, say svhost(1552) "eating resources". I could then go to ProcessExplorer and see that svhost(1552) running like 10 services.

How to determine which of the services is a culprit? Is it possible to configure xperf somehow to see the statistics for each service?

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Inspect the threads of the process, this will allow you to pinpoint the service itself.

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But sometimes it is hard to say, which thread belongs to which service. Is it possible to definitely know, what service this thread belongs to? – MajesticRa Sep 20 '11 at 19:46
@MajesticRa: The image name (a EXE, DLL or SYS file) should be enough to pinpoint the service, the stack of a thread lists which function of which images are being called... – Tom Wijsman Sep 20 '11 at 20:36
Have to check it! Thank you! – MajesticRa Sep 20 '11 at 21:31

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