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Windows PowerShell™ 2.0: Administrator’s Pocket Consultant by William R. Stanek

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Chapter 13. Monitoring and Optimizing Windows Systems

Windows PowerShell can help you to identify and track system problems, monitor applications and services, and maintain system security. When systems slow down, behave erratically, or experience other problems, you might want to look to the event logs to identify the potential source of the problem. Once you’ve identified problem sources or issues, you can perform maintenance or preventative tasks to resolve or eliminate them. Using performance monitoring, you can watch for adverse conditions and take appropriate action to resolve them.

Managing Windows Events and Logs

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