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Windows® Sysinternals Administrator’s Reference by Mark E. Russinovich and Aaron Margosis

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Chapter 7. Process and Diagnostic Utilities

Process Explorer and Process Monitor, discussed in Chapter 3 and Chapter 4, respectively, are the primary utilities for analyzing the runtime behavior and dynamic state of processes and of the system as a whole. This chapter describes six additional Sysinternals utilities for viewing details of process state:

  • VMMap is a GUI utility that displays details of a process’ virtual and physical memory usage.

  • ProcDump is a console utility that can generate a memory dump for a process when it meets specifiable criteria, such as exhibiting a CPU spike or having an unresponsive window.

  • DebugView is a GUI utility that lets you monitor user-mode and kernel-mode debug output generated from either the local computer or ...

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