What windows tools can you use to monitor performance

Your Windows NT Workstation seems to have really slowed down in the last week. Tasks that happened in a split second now take up to five seconds to complete. You are concerned a program you installed may be causing an issue.

Required result

Display a list of all running processes on your computer.

Optional desired result

Display a list of all running programs on your computer.

Display the amount of free memory available.

Proposed solution

Log onto your Windows NT Workstation.

After loading the program you feel is causing the issue, press Control-Alt-Delete and choose Task Manager.

Click on the Processes tab to display a list of all running processes and the amount of CPU time they are consuming.


Click on the Applications tab to see what applications are running.

Click on the Performance tab and you will see the current memory and CPU utilization.

Task Manager is the Windows NT Workstation utility designed to let you see what processes and applications are currently active on your system. This satisfies the required and first optional desired result. By clicking on the Performance tab you will see the current memory and CPU utilization numbers.

The proposed solution meets the required result and both of the optional desired results.