It’s pretty obvious I am a big fan of the Microsoft Sysinternal tools as I have run many tips on them in the past. I am also a big fan of Mark Russinovich’s (the driving force behind Sysinternals) blog where he covers a lot of interesting and in-depth Windows topics.
In a post Mark released recently, he discusses how he troubleshot a sluggish Windows Vista machine (please spare the Vista jokes). Obviously, something more than a reboot was involved in his troubleshooting and he discusses, in great detail, how he was able to track down the causes of the problem using Sysinternal tools. The thing I really like about this article is he makes it all seem so easy and explains it in a way you can actually follow along.
Anyhow, this is a great 5 minute read and goes to show that you really can find the cause of just about any computer issue you encounter.
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