Thursday, November 11, 2010

Identify and get detailed information about processes in Windows 7

In my October 5 blog post, “Investigate Memory Usage with Windows 7 Resource Monitor,” I showed you how to use the detailed information displayed in Microsoft Windows 7 Resource Monitor to investigate memory usage. I went into quite a bit of detail while describing the Processes table on the Memory tab. Since that blog was published, I have received numerous questions from readers wanting to know how to go about identifying those processes with executable file names that are not as easy to identify. Fortunately, there is a way to learn a great deal about any and all processes in Windows 7. However, you have to switch over to Windows Task Manager to make it happen. Read more.