Articles tagged: process explorer

Why is My Disk Busy Even Though I’m Doing Nothing?

Unexpected hard disk activity isn’t unusual. I’ll show you how to use a free monitoring tool to determine what program is causing it.

What Program Is this Window From?

Use Process Explorer to identify windows or message boxes that appear without any obvious indicator of what program they’re from.

Installing SysInternals Tools

Microsoft has made these free tools easier to get and keep automatically updated.

How Do I Find Out What Program Is Using All My CPU?

Occasionally, one program uses all of your computer’s processing resources. Using Task Manager, it’s easy to figure out which program that is.

Monitoring Your System with Resource Monitor

Resource Monitor is a helpful little system resource examination tool that doesn’t get nearly the press it deserves. I’ll review what it can do.