Sysinternals Du

This post covers the Sysinternals tool Du – Directory disk usage reporter. It is the second post in a series covering the Sysinternals suite of tools to help people discover new ones they may not have used before. What is Directory disk usage reporter? Directory disk usage reporter will be very familiar to those who have used … Read moreSysinternals Du

Sysinternals TCPView

This is the first post in a series covering various Sysinternals tools – today we will look at TCPView. What is TCPView? If you are familiar with the netstat command you can consider TCPView as a graphical version TCPView displays both IPv4 and IPv6 TCP/UDP connections on your system alongside the process which owns them. … Read moreSysinternals TCPView

Sysinternals Tools Blog Series

I’ve found the Sysinternals tools to be some of the best for every day use in my job, some of them however are less well known and used than others. Having suggested some to colleagues recently I decided it might be worth doing a series of posts on various Sysinternals tools to shed some light … Read moreSysinternals Tools Blog Series

Windows Server 2008 R2 svchost.exe High CPU Usage

Today I came across a virtual machine (VM) with a CPU usage of 100%, logging onto the box Task Manager informed me the culprit was the ‘svchost.exe’ process. Unfortunately if you look in Task Manager you will see many instances of svchost.exe therefore we have to drill down a little bit further to understand exactly … Read moreWindows Server 2008 R2 svchost.exe High CPU Usage