Active processesNetTools' WinTools feature allows administrators to quickly view a list of running system processes. In addition to naming the process, WinTools lists the processor ID (first column), percentage of CPU that process is commanding (third column), peak memory (fourth column) and more.
Such data proves critical when tracking down rogue programs, spyware and other issues.
Erik Eckel owns and operates two technology companies. As a managing partner with Louisville Geek, he works daily as an IT consultant to assist small businesses in overcoming technology challenges and maximizing IT investments. He is also president of Eckel Media Corp., a communications company specializing in public relations and technical authoring projects.