Resource Monitor lets you view detailed real-time information about hardware resources (CPU, disk, network, and memory) and system resources (including handles and modules) in use by the operating system, services, and running applications. In addition, you can use Resource Monitor to stop processes, start and stop services, analyze deadlocks, view thread wait chains, and identify processes that are locking files.
To use Resource Monitor, follow these steps:
Click the Open Resource Monitor link in the Overview Of Performance Monitor section to access Resource Monitor, or click Start, type resmon in the Start Search box, and press Enter.
The Resource Monitor page, shown in Figure 10-7, shows four scrolling graphs for real-time ...