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Windows® 7 Resource Kit by Tony Northrup Mitch Tulloch and Jerry Honeycutt

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Resource Monitor

The Resource Overview screen of the Reliability and Performance Monitor Control Panel item in Windows Vista has become a separate tool in Windows 7 called Resource Monitor (see Figure 21-6). You can open Resource Monitor using any of the following methods:

  • Type resource in the Start menu search box and click Resource Monitor when Resource Monitor appears in the Programs group.

  • Type perfmon /res in the Start menu search box or at a command prompt and press Enter.

  • Open Performance Monitor, right-click on the Monitoring Tools node, and select Resource Monitor.

  • Select Action Center, View Performance Information, Advanced Tools, Open Resource Monitor.

Figure 21-6. The Overview tab of Resource Monitor

Resource Monitor provides considerably ...

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