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After Robocopy backup, explorer.exe is using 100% of CPU on critical fileserver

Last night, I did a routine manual backup using Robocopy backing up and entire drive of a critical file server (windows 2008 r2) to a backup server on the same network. This morning (around an hour ...
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“Peaky” CPU Usage on Domain Controllers

We have two Windows Server 2008 SP2 (sadly not 2008 R2) Domain Controllers in a small 150 client domain that are exhibiting very "peaky" CPU usage. The Domain Controllers both exhibit the same ...
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Find which service is causing high CPU usage within single svchost process (Win2008 R2)

This is probably a stupid question, but for the life of me I cant remember! I have a virtual win 2008 R2 server running on a HyperV box (not that this should matter), It is an SQL server. I noticed a ...
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Windows Server 2008 task manager shows not more than 25% cpu usage for a process, how to increase this value?

Is this a feature or limitation compared to ordinary single user Windows 7/8? Is there a way to give one user access to say 50, 75% of overall cpu resources for running a software/process?
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PHP processes run one at a time, always taking 100% of one core

We have seven websites written in PHP running on a Windows 2008 server with IIS 7.5. They are all very slow right now. When I look in Task Manager, I see around 10 php-cgi.exe processes, and they ...
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Ok to disable DNS Client Service on Windows 2008 Web Server due to high cpu usage?

Occasionally on one of my web servers the svchost.exe runs around 60-80% running the DNS Client Service. This is on a Windows 2008 Web Server machine (patched up all the way) handling around 10M page ...
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w3wp.exe using 50% CPU time when website is not doing anything

I've got a Windows Server 2008 running IIS 7 with a number of different website each with there own application pool. Occasionally each one of these sites will fire up a w3wp.exe process when nobody ...
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Dual CPU Intel Xeon E5620 OR Single CPU Intel Core i7 980X

We are setting up a Windows 2008 Server to serve as NAT/VPN access server for our local network. Previous server we used for NAT/VPN was an Intel X3440 (single cpu) , during peak hours CPU usage was ...
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Kill w3wp.exe if it is working on 100% cpu over a period of time

Im running a ASP.NET website on Windows 2008 and IIS7. From time to time my w3wp.exe start spiking into 100% CPU, and the website hangs. I have not found the reason for this, but that is irrelevant ...
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636 views

Daily CPU and memory statistics on Windows server

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine which gets very high CPU and memory load in certain periods of the day. I need an application that creates a 24h log with the CPU and memory usage. I tried to ...
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562 views

What's causing CPU utilization 100% during night time

I have a windows 2008 running virtual, and once in a while it says the CPU utilization reaches 100% during night, In the morning I only know that CPU utilization reached 100% but what not the reason ...
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How to monitor process hogging CPU on a remote server

I have a remotely hosted (virtual, VMware) dedicated server (Windows 2008 Server Web edition w/ SP1) that I can only connect to over Remote Desktop. Lately, a process hogs CPU for ~40 minutes most ...
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How to monitor CPU usage and performance on a Hyper-V server with several VM's

I have a server that is running Windows 2008 64 bit Hyper-V, with 8 gigs of RAM and Intel Xeon X3440 @ 2.53 Ghz, which gives me 8 logical cores in the performance monitor on the host system. I have ...
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CPU's on Hyper-V host system is just idling, even though VM's are at full throttle

I have a server that is running Windows 2008 64 bit Hyper-V, with 8 gigs of RAM and Intel Xeon X3440 @ 2.53 Ghz, which gives me 8 logical cores in the performance monitor on the host system. I have ...
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TrustedInstaller.exe takes a lot of CPU

Does anyone know how to fix issue with TrustedInstaller.exe when it takes a lot of CPU? Operating system: Windows 2008 x64 Windows' Modules Installer service is set to Manual.