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Windows randomly downloads 1.5 Gb - how can I pinpoint the process responsible?

I often use a tool called 'BitMeter' to keep track of my computer's data usage (Windows 8). Very recently, I have checked the tool to find that my computer downloaded approximately 1.5 Gb of data. ...
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Teracopy process - audit source and destination

Is there a way i can see the source and destination location of a running and consuming 50%+ Teracopy process, even when for instance ProcessExplorer cannot bring the process active window in front ...
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Is this a bug in top?

This command line: top -l 3 -n 10 -o "vprvt" For some reason there are two processes that consistently creep up in the second sample's output regardless of their actual VPRVT size, and they do not ...
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How to monitor a Windows process and send an alert when it crashes or closes?

I'm looking for a program/utility to monitor a process running in Windows 7 (actually it's a Java process ran from .jnlp). and that can send an e-mail alert or trigger any kind of script so I can be ...
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How can I be alerted when a process goes idle (that is, its CPU usage reaches zero for a sustained period on Windows 7?

How can I be alerted when a process goes idle (that is, its CPU usage reaches zero for a sustained period on Windows 7? Essentially, I have a long running batch process that is pegging one of the ...
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How can I measure the amount of time a process is opened?

I would like to keep track of the amount of time a process is opened on Windows 7. Is there an utility that does this? The process will be the process of a game or of an IM program. I want to program ...
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1answer
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Process monitor service in Windows

I need something that runs in the background as a service (Windows), watches defined process and when it crosses thresholds it restarts/stop/starts the process again? (similar functionality of rubygem ...
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Find bandwidth used by process

Something is using a lot of bandwidth according to iStat menu. But I can't figure out what's doing it. lsof -i only shows what's connected but not how much bandwidth is being used Please do no link ...
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Process Watcher For Mac

I'm looking for something that I'm sure is out there, but I can't find it. I have a long running program (Matlab simulation) that runs for 24 hours or more on the Mac in my office. Occasionally the ...
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1answer
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Program to restart a process when files in a directory change (Windows)

I'm looking for a Windows program that will kill and restart a process when a change is made to some files in a directory. Does anyone know of one?
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Utility to Monitor Kill / Restart Rogue Process?

I need a Windows (XP/7) utility to continuously monitor always-running processes and kill them (and optionally restart them) if they hang. There are a lot of interactive tools out there ...
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How can I find the program making a harmonica sound?

A friend has a Windows XP SP3 machine that plays a harmonica sound for about 5 seconds throughout the day at what seems to be random intervals (every couple hours). My question is how can I find the ...
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Application for monitoring all applications that are using the internet in Mac OS X

Can anyone introduce me a Mac OS X application that monitors all network activity such as what applications are now connected to the internet and how much bandwidth they use (I mean show bandwidth ...