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In this episode of Defrag Tools, Chad Beeder and Larry Larsen walk you through Task Manager and Resource Monitor. Sometimes you can't download Sysinternals or other troubleshooting tools, at these time, you can turn to these in-box applications that allow you to investigate the computer.
Pushing the Limits of Windows: USER and GDI Objects – Part 1 (Mark Russinovich)
Pushing the Limits of Windows: USER and GDI Objects – Part 2 (Mark Russinovich)
Why does holding the Ctrl key when selecting New Task from Task Manager open a command prompt? (Raymond Chen)
[00:00] - Intro
[00:50] - Task Manager tips and tricks
[02:03] - Show processes from all users
[02:55] - Tiny footprint mode
[03:27] - Hidden feature - launch admin command prompt
[04:20] - Additional columns on Processes tab (USER and GDI objects)
[07:20] - Create Dump File
[07:48] - Set Priority/Set Affinity
[08:55] - Resource Monitor
[09:54] - Finding open handle (example: can't eject USB flash drive)
[11:56] - Hung apps in Resource Monitor
[13:54] - Memory tab and Disk tab (demo - SQLIOSim)
[16:26] - Analyze Wait Chain
[16:50] - Mutexes/synchronization objects
[19:04] - Process Explorer - "Find Window's Process" targeting tool
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