Troubleshooting and Monitoring Services

A number of built-in and readily obtainable troubleshooting and monitoring utilities are available within Microsoft operating systems and the Visual Studio development environment to help determine whether your service is running as expected.

Task Manager

Task Manager, also known as System Monitor on some versions of Microsoft operating systems, is one of the best, most readily available, and yet underused utilities for monitoring and troubleshooting. Task Manager allows you to see all the running processes depending on your security privileges, and most of the resources currently being used. Task Manager is a quick and easy tool to view processor usage, memory usage (both virtual and physical), handles, threads, ...

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