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Windows OS system application to view resources use in real time.

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WMI query impact

I'm using a WMI query in a C# application to monitor some specific services variations every 5 seconds on two hosts - one host is where the application is actually running, the other is a host in the ...
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Why does Windows 7's Resource Monitor indicate 12 Mbps of Network I/O while it also indicates ~10MB/s of Network Activity?

I saw the following: Why does Windows 7's Resource Monitor indicate 12 Mbps of Network I/O while it also indicates ~10MB/s of Network Activity?
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How to get Windows resource monitor data in realtime for export?

Resource Monitor allows us to see memory usage and other stats, is there any API which can be accessed by command line to play with the data?
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Chrome Connects to Desktop

In Windows 10 Looking through Resource Monitor I notice Chrome.exe has an entry where the address is my Desktop ID The amount of bytes sent is always 0 but there are bytes received. Can someone ...
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Automate start/stop Kubernetes nodes depending on load

I would like to be able to start/stop Kubernetes nodes depending on th load and requirements from my applications. My setup would be: 6 raspberry pi 1 POE managed switch I am not sure how I can ...
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How to make the transfer window closes when the data is really fully copied ? (windows fakes speed, and continue copy in background)

When I copy a 50GB file from my SSD to a HDD, Windows shows the transfer window, it shows transfer speed at 800MB/s and closes the transfer window once at 100% except I know my HDD can't copy at 800MB/...
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Changes in resource handler

I'm trying to find out where an application on Windows 10 stores some files when I download them. I tried using the resource monitor tool (under the CPU tab), which links every selected process with ...
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Exporting TCP Connection Latency in Resource Monitor

In Resource Monitor in Windows 10 I am looking to monitor and log out the latency of for a particular TCP connection. In Performance Monitor there is the option to create a data collector set but I ...
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Why would that blue line in Resource Monitor/CPU stay constantly pegged at 100%?

During my research I found that the blue line was the "maximum frequency" and that it's not a great indicator of CPU overload but should still be correlated to the current CPU load. In my case, no ...
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What is the difference between the network adapter receive bandwidth and the used bandwidth

I was downloading huge files (a game on Steam), and I was wondering why my download speed was not exceeding 5MB/s, on my 5GHz Wi-Fi behind FttB. So I opened the Task Manager on the Performance tab, ...
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KDE Neon can not change screen resolution

I recently installed KDE neon on my new PC. And I have a problem. My screen resolution set as 1024 x 768, but I have FHD (1920 x 1080) monitor. And I am not able to change this resolution. How can I ...
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What does Disk Queue Length mean under Storage view under Disk tab in Resource Monitor?

All but above column name is what I don't understand. What does it measure and how is its value calculated?
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Increase the time window in Resource Monitor

The Resource Monitor in Windows 10 shows only last 60 seconds (see below). How do I increase it to several minutes? I know that in the Task Manager, I can do View > Update speed > Low, which will give ...
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How can I list and block programs from ever running in Windows 10?

Whenever I start a gaming session, at some point I start getting major lagging from applications running in the background. I always immediately tab over to my resource monitor and find that things ...
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Resource Monitor not showing networked drive mapped to Z:

Running Windows 7, I am mapping my network drive to Z: with no issues. I can use the Z: drive with no problems, from the Explorer or applications. However, I noticed that a Rainmeter skin I am using ...
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taskhostw using a lot of disk and doing something on windows.old folder

I found my windows 10 machine being very slow and using a lot of hard drive. Task manager, Disk is reporting 100% usage. I open up Resource monitor, select disk tab. and sort write column. System ...
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Windows 10 Resource monitor, Network sent/received bandwidth not match the graph

Resource monitoring screenshot: In Windows 10 Resource monitoring, network section, I always find that the detailed network traffic (no 1 in the Figure) doesn't match the graphical view (no 3 in the ...
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Running a compute intensive application Service CPU usage goes very high

My compute intensive image processing application, when run (on Windows 8.1 HP Laptop) gets the CPU to run at over 100% as expected, but at the same time the Service CPU usage goes up to over 50% (...
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Performance issues with my new SSD drive

Since recently I had two Kingston SSD drives, each 240GB (KINGSTON SV300S37A240G). I had to change one of them with a bigger one 480GB (KINGSTON SA400S37480G). I cloned the content using Acronis ...
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Filter specific process(es) in Resource Monitor with command line switch

Is there a way to launch Resource Monitor (resmon.exe) and filter on the Image name of the specific process(es) I want filtered from the command line? I often need to test 60 or 80 instances of the ...
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Drives reading constantly, how do I see a disk's queue? (not the queue length)

Here's my problem. Since around two days ago, I noticed that my external HDD LED kept blinking, even though no programs were running. So I checked Task Manager and discovered that something is reading ...
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Windows suspending processes for no apparent reason

I observed that some processes may get suspended by Windows. If this happens, they no longer run and appear frozen. I don't understand why they are getting suspended since I did not do it manually. ...
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how many resources nmon command use in AIX?

I need to store in an external repository, every minute (in near realtime mode), the nmon information saved in a temporary file. So what would be the best scenario: 1) every minute I open an ssh ...
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My computer becomes paralyzed at times

My computer(Toshiba L55C, 2.2 GHz, 8 GB, 64 bit) running W10 regularly goes into paralysis. I ran a complete reinstallation of W10, and I still have the problem. Using Resource Monitor to terminate ...
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WIN 7 resource monitor: In network section, port number not available as a column?

On my windows 8 laptop, when I go to resource monitor, I can select port number to add to the selected columns in the display. For some reason, on my win 7 desktop, port number is not listed in the ...
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Service / process responsible for processor scaling in Windows 7

Frequently after wake-up from sleep, Windows 7 get stuck on low processor frequency (e. g 29 % - displayed in Resource Monitor) while processor utilization is near 100 %. The system is thus not very ...
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Will you see ransomware activity like WannaCry in Resource Monitor? [duplicate]

I understand that in order to encrypt terabytes of data, a ransomware must work hard for hours on HDD and perhaps for under an hour on SSD. So it has to leave obvious signs of doing so.. right? ...
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How do I know if my drive is a bottleneck?

I have been on a performance monitoring expedition. I constantly watch Resource Monitor now and notice that my Disk activity, never really goes much above 10MB/sec. I have a Samsung PRO 850, which ...
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Why does the network usage shown in Task Manager not equal that in Resource Monitor?

Why, in Windows 7, is the network usage shown under Task Manager always higher than reported by Resource Monitor for total network I/O, which also seems lower than the sum of individual network ...
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Why Bitdefender shows using Amazon bot in Network Activity?

I recently installed Bitdefender (Free Edition) to run a check for antivirus/malware in my system (Windows 8). It's been only a couple of days since I installed Bitdefender. I was just goofing around ...
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What is Disk Active Time and how do I decrease it?

Looking at Task Manager in Windows, I see my hard drive is pretty maxed out on "Active Time" Empirically that seems to relate to when my hard drive is locked up, apps go grey, etc. (the rest of my ...
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Task Manager and Resource Monitor Network Monitoring Disagree

Task Manager is showing some 300,000 B/s (300 KB/s) being received (see screenshot) consistently. When I opened Resource Monitor to see what executable was doing this... Resource Monitor comes up ...
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Why does ADB appear to be using the network?

I was using ADB on Windows 10 to flash firmware to an Android device via a USB cable. During the process, I was looking through the Resource Monitor, and I noticed that ADB was appearing to recieve 3....
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My computer is running slow, but task manager doesn't show excessive cpu or memory usage. Why?

My computer is running very slow, so I opened up the task manager expecting to see excessive cpu or memory usage. Nothing. So I closed all applications other than task manager. Still slow. Then I ...
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Windows10: What is "Service CPU Usage"?

On the CPU tab of the Resource Monitor of Windows 10 64 bit, it shows the "CPU - Total" graph and 1 graph for each CPU, but then it also shows a graph for "Service CPU Usage". What is "Service CPU ...
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Handles vs Threads vs Processes

Is there a difference between a thread and a process? I am trying to understand the calculations of the system data listed in the performance tab. Handles: 48097 Threads: 1602 Processes: 99 Up Time: ...
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How can I change the update speed of the resource monitor?

In Windows 7, the resource monitor updates about once a second, but I find this too slow. In Task Manager you can make it update about twice a second, or tens of times if you manually refresh it. F5 ...
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How to find out what service is consuming bandwidth in windows?

The resource monitor shows that a svchost is consuming all of the bandwidth. How can I check which of these services is the one responsible for this? My resource monitor showing the service host ...
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CPU is fixed at 100% usage

I would like to start by saying that I'm aware that there are a lot of questions with the same title but I would like to say that they are very specific to their own problem. Unfortunately my problem ...
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How to analyse disk performance issues visible in Windows Resource Monitor?

I'm using Windows Resource Monitor and I observe poor response times of >250ms. I know which application is ultimately requesting the files, but the disk access is monitored under the System process. ...
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how to make my laptop run on minimum resources?

I download large files so I want to leave the laptop on for 3 or 4 days. I guess I should reduce the resources consumption so it doesn't heat up much. How can I do that? Also is this logic right or ...
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SVCHOST.EXE (LocalSystemNetworkRestricted) is using almost 100% disk usage?

I'm not running any other program, only Task Manager and Resource Monitor. It made my machine heavily non-responsive, even cursor sometimes jumps here and there and it's not accepting any keyboard ...
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Why is my System process doing disk IO?

Sometimes I want to see how much of my resources a program is actually using. But it seems that, often, even though the process is doing a lot it's for example hardly not doing any disk IO at all. The ...
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Windows 7 ram and virtual memory

I have windows 7 64 bits professional edition OS. I was looking at resource manager the other day and noticed that even thought i have about 1 gb of available ram there was still about 48 hard faults. ...
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How to understand disk activity view charts of the Windows 7 resource monitor?

The disk activity monitor charts show blue line, green line with the green shaded area below and sometimes also the orange line. Of course, the higher the lines the more the activity and horizontal ...
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Is there a logging tool to find the process(es) that use resources in Windows 7

I have got the following scenario: On Windows 7 64 bit, my programs collect data from external sources and store them to the computer's second hard disk (not the boot disk). The amount of data is so ...
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How to calculate bandwidth usage for RDP

I'm looking to calculate the actual amount of data sent and received for RDP for a given session. Just trying to figure out, given a typical hour or day of usage, how much bandwidth I would use if I ...
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Win7 System Process (PID 4) constantly accessing drive

My hard disk drive is constantly, incessantly active so long as my computer is on. Mostly this doesn't seem to affect performance- startup only takes a minute or two before the computer is usable- but ...
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Windows 7 Calendar is No Longer Shown, No Wireless Signal Icon Shown and Resource Monitor Does Not Start

1. Recently I have noticed that I cannot get calendar to pop up after clicking on clock on system tray. I can with searching find settings to configure clock but I can't access calendar at all. 2. I ...
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How do I find lower the amount of or find what is using committed memory?

I was recently looking at this question: Why is the total memory usage reported by Windows Task Manager much higher than the sum of all processes' memory usage? when my task manager was doing just ...
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