Using Performance Monitor

Performance Monitor is a simple tool to help you visualize what is happening on your network and on individual computers. Like Resource Overview, it can display events in real time, but it can also preserve data in logs for later viewing.

Insufficient memory or processing power can cause bottlenecks that severely limit performance. Unbalanced network loads and slow disk-access times can also prevent the network from operating optimally. Bottlenecks occur when one resource interferes with another resource’s functioning. For example, if one application monopolizes the system processor to the exclusion of all other operations, there is a bottleneck at the processor.

Bottlenecks can occur in Windows subsystems or at any element ...

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