Re: Windows Task Manager.......can someone advise on how to interpert the information?
- From: Mark <i@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2008 10:47:30 +0100
On Wed, 30 Apr 2008 01:08:59 -0400, RC <RC-Ü@hotmail.com> wrote:
I was wondering if someone could advise me about:
Gives an indication of the amount of OS resources used.
Number of separate "things" that are going on at that time.
Look up "Multithreading" for a more technical answer.
Threads - I've no idea. Processes would be "programs" running, right?
For Physical Memory I understand Total and Available but what does
System Cache indicate? As long as there is some Available that is
System cache is "unused" memory allocated to cache files off the hard
disk (to speed things up).
Commit Charge Kernal Memory
Ok, I'm clueless here. I don't know what it means or what it tells
me. I THINK I read something somewhere that said certain numbers or
ratios indicated a need for more RAM.
If the Commit Charge: Peak is larger than total Physical memory then
you definitely need more RAM.
I'll also be searching the web for this info, but if someone has a
firm enough grasp of this subject matter to assist me, I would greatly
One last thing:
Sometimes when I run a program, the program seems to take forever to
do its thing, YET, when I check the Windows Task Manager, under
processes, I see that the System Idle Process is between 80-95% which
tells me the computer is doing a whole lot of nothing. How can the
System Idle Process be so high if the computer is dragging?
This is fairly normal for Windows.
(='.'=) Owing to the amount of spam posted via googlegroups
(")_(") I am blocking most articles posted from there.
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