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I would love to have ps, top, and time on Windows to monitor the performance of a developed C++ application on Windows from a remote shell. Are any of these available?


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Sounds like this Belongs on serverfault. – Alex B May 15 '09 at 18:16
up vote 7 down vote accepted

PsList from SysInternals (now owned by Microsoft) for ps and top.

For ps-like behaviour, simply:


For top-like behaviour:

pslist -s

timeit from the Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit Tools for time.


Builtin to Windows is "tasklist /s remotepc"

outstanding :) +1 – ojblass May 15 '09 at 21:34
How did I ever miss this command? – PowerApp101 May 20 '09 at 2:11

Doesn't powershell has some of those ? See here (comparison table)


Cygwin has 'time', but no 'top' and its 'ps' looks lame.


ProcessExplorer by Sysinternals is very impressive.


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