O'Reilly logo

Using Windows® 8 by Nick Saccomanno, Wayne Dipchan, J. Peter Bruzzese

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

This chapter examines Windows 8’s on-board monitoring tools and shows you how to utilize them in day-to-day situations.

11

Performance and Monitoring Tools

Performance Information and Tools

What is one of the most annoying experiences you have with your computer? Undoubtedly most of you are thinking of the “Hourglass.” Yes, when you click you expect an instant (or at least close to instant) result. How your computer performs is important, and a well-performing machine can save you valuable time and in some cases money.

This chapter looks at some of the things you can check when your computer is not performing as well as you want. We also cover items that you can use to proactively monitor your computer.

The Windows Experience Index (WEI) was ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required