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Optimizing Windows® 7 Pocket Consultant by William R. Stanek

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Chapter 7. Analyzing and Logging Performance

Windows 7 provides many tools to help you track performance. The previous chapter discussed ways you could track current and relative performance and provided techniques for determining resource usage using Task Manager and uncovering problems using the Event Logs. Although these tools are excellent, you might need to dig deeper to diagnose complex problems and optimize performance.

Additional tools for resolving performance issues include:

  • Action Center Allows you to check for problems that are affecting performance and try to find solutions using automated processes.

  • Reliability Monitor Allows you to analyze reliability issues that are affecting performance and determine their causes.

  • Resource Monitor ...

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