It's always good when the best program for doing a particular task also happens to be free. And so it is, and has long since been, the case when it comes to finding out what your Windows PC is doing with its time and its CPU power. For tracking down the cause of a slow computer, Process Explorer from Sysinternals (part of Microsoft) has long since been the best tool for the job, and yesterday's update to version 16.05 makes it even more useful with additional columns of information.
If you don't already have a copy of Process Explorer in your troubleshooting toolkit folder, get one now. The download is only 1 MB or so, and the program is portable so it's easy to use (and to remove if you really don't like it). The program is malware-free according to VirusTotal and Web of Trust, too.
Head to https://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/sysinternals/bb896653.aspx to download your copy now.
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