Resource Monitor

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Resource Monitor
A component of Microsoft Windows
Resource Monitor Win7.png
Windows 7 Resource Monitor.png
Resource Monitor running under Windows 7
Details
TypeSystem resources utility
Included withWindows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008
Related components
Task Manager
 
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Resource Monitor
A component of Microsoft Windows
Resource Monitor Win7.png
Windows 7 Resource Monitor.png
Resource Monitor running under Windows 7
Details
TypeSystem resources utility
Included withWindows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008
Related components
Task Manager

Resource Monitor is a system application in Microsoft Windows operating systems. It is used to view information about the use of hardware (CPU, memory, disk, and network) and software (file handles and modules) resources in real time. Resource Monitor is available in Windows Vista and onwards only (In Windows Vista, it is known as Reliability and Performance Monitor). Resource Monitor can be launched by executing resmon.exe (perfmon.exe in Windows Vista).

The Vista and later Resource Monitor heavily leverages the Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) facilities;[1] the counter setup (event tracing session) used by the Resource Monitor can be used for logging as well.[2]

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The Resource Monitor window includes five tabs:[3]

displays column lists of Processes, Services, Associated Handles and Associated Modules; charts of CPU Usage (separate for every core)
displays overall Physical Memory consumption and separate consumption of every Process; charts of Used Physical Memory, Commit Charge and Hard Faults/sec
displays Processes with Disk Activity, Disk Activity and Storage; charts of Disk Usage (KB/sec) and Disk Queue Length
displays Processes with Network Activity, Network Activity, TCP Connections and Listening Ports; charts of Network Usage (separate for every adapter) and TCP Connections

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