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Windows 7: Program to track CPU/RAM/hard drive usage over time?

22 Jan 2015   #1

Windows 7
Program to track CPU/RAM/hard drive usage over time?

My laptop is running slow and the battery drains too fast, and the hard drive just starts going constantly sometimes; it's half-full (out of 320GB), I've already cleaned up, defragmented, run virus scans with various anti-virus products, and something is just dragging it down. I can't tell if the hard drive is dying or a bunch of programs are sucking up resources (like anti-virus).

I only know how to use Task Manager, and I'm not seeing how to track usage over a day or so.

Is there something I can use? What would be the best and what are some other good ones?

(Note: I've used Process Explorer but I'm not getting much more valuable information out of it)

My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Jan 2015   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Well you could take a look at ProcessLasso

You'd need to configure it not to restrain some processes though.

Here's a couple of screenshots.

Program to track CPU/RAM/hard drive usage over time?-process-lasso-1.jpg

The most often restrained processes:

Program to track CPU/RAM/hard drive usage over time?-probalance-insights.jpg

Some features are not available in the free version like this for instance:

My System SpecsSystem Spec
31 Jan 2015   #3

Windows 7

I discovered the problem was SuperFetch.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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