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1answer
515 views

Where do the Windows to a scheduled task go when the server runs them?

My server at work has some scheduled tasks that run every night. They run when no user is logged into the system. They run batch files which open MS-Access databases with macros inside. ...
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1answer
710 views

List processes with their launching command line

I'm looking for a Windows feature or third-party tool that can produce a list of active processes (as in the task manager) with the command line used to start each process. e.g. if I launch "php.exe ...
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1answer
117 views

How to relaunch a powershell script if it dies?

I have a powershell script I want to use to monitor the size of a file (at a certain interval) and send me an email alert if the file reaches a certain size. However, after it discovers that the file ...
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1answer
497 views

Windows 2003-R2-Server: Process “System” takes large chunks of CPU time

I have a domain controller running 2003 R2. The server behaves very well when restarted daily, however, each day it is not restarted, there's a process called "System" that takes enourmous chunks of ...
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2answers
560 views

Windows unkillable process: how to inspect?

I have this process which hangs on windows 2003, with no other clue regarding what caused the hang. The OS still works, but the process itself cannot be killed, and requires a reboot to go away. I ...
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1answer
1k views

How can I identify the process(es) which are locking files on servers?

I'm currently investigating a problem with my company's build server; roughly 1/10 of the builds fail due to a file being locked. It's a Windows 2003 virtual server running on top of VMWare. The ...
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1answer
116 views

What is the best way to get a dump of a single process in Windows Server 2003?

I've got a process in Windows Server 2003 that I want to get a dump of, as it is taking up way more RAM than it should. It's been suggested that I use procdump, userdump, or install windbg. I would ...
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2answers
1k views

In Windows Task Manager, in the Processes tab, what does I/O Other mean?

In Windows Server 2003, I'm seeing a process in Task Manager with a high value in the I/O Other column. I'm trying to determine if it's in some kind of error state, but I don't know what I/O Other ...
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2answers
156 views

Show a user a list of processes and who's running them

I just got tasked with a particularly nasty project. I come up with what is undoubtedly a horrible way to get it done so I thought I would put the project out there and see if anyone had any insight. ...
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2answers
1k views

Kill / Run Processes Remotely on Network

We have fairly small windows (XP/7) based network of about 15 machines. I have developed a few software applications that we use internally which are updated regularly. To update the software, the ...
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2answers
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Windows Server 2003 Process Monitoring and Logging

Can anyone recommend software to monitor and log the processes (CPU, RAM, Disk IO, etc) on a Windows 2003 Server (Like Windows Sysinternals Process Explorer, but with logging)? We have a server that ...
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1answer
672 views

unable to kill process / logout on windows server 2003

My own console .net application stuck in a "ghost" stage. It just shows a window that i can't close. It doesn't show up as a process in the task manager. when i try to "find windows process" using ...
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3answers
1k views

Setting affinity on windows server 2003

I have a program that by default only runs on one CPU. I have tried using the start /affinity x notepad.exe batch command but i can't get it to run my program. it changes the title of the command line ...
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4answers
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Logging off does not kill process in Windows Server 2003

I have a Windows Server 2003(Enterprise, SP2). My understanding was that any process created by a user will be terminated when the user loggs off the account. But its not happening. I login via ...
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4answers
90 views

Need some information about zybbb9.exe executable

I'm running a Windows Server 2003 box with SP1. Task manager lists a Process named "ZYBBB9" with the location field pointing to c:\windows\temp\zybbb9.exe. Does any one know what this process is for? ...
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1answer
811 views

Windows Server 2003 System Process continuously growing number of handles

On a server running Windows 2003 Standard edition, the System process is sitting at 0-1% CPU usage, but under Task manager and Process Explorer it shows the number of handles at over 900,000 and is ...
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“System” process suddenly using CPU a lot

In win2k3sp2, I've never seen this before and have not installed anything recently, but seemingly out of nowhere, the System process (not the idle process) is taking a lot of CPU whenever anything ...