Articles tagged: process monitor

Why Do I Have Constant Disk Activity in Windows?

Unexplained disk activity is easy to identify with the right tools. We’ll use Process Monitor.

Monitoring Your System with Resource Monitor

Here’s a helpful system resource tool that doesn’t get nearly the press it deserves.

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.

Installing SysInternals Tools

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

How can I tell what is being downloaded to my computer?

Are you finding mysterious downloads coming into your computer? It may be nothing sinister. But on the other hand… we’d better check the source.