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Troubleshooting Processes with Sysinternals Process Explorer

by Sami Laiho

This course teaches you how to get the most out of the most downloaded tool from the Sysinternals toolkit - Process Explorer. This is the second course of a great learning path on PluralSight.

What you'll learn

Task Manager is one of the most used troubleshooting tools by people, which is bad as it can technically never know what's wrong with your Computer. To become a better troubleshooter you should move from looking at processes with Task Manager to looking at threads on Process Explorer. In this course, Troubleshooting Processes with Sysinternals Process Explorer, you'll learn how to become a power user of the most downloaded tool of the Sysinternals toolkit. First, you'll explore how to find troubled processes and threads in Windows. Next, you'll discover how to find performance bottlenecks in Windows. Finally, you'll learn how to find Malware in Windows and how to get rid of them. By the end of this course, you'll know how to effectively use the most important troubleshooting tool available.

About the author

Sami Laiho is one of the world's leading professionals in Windows OS and Security. Sami has been working with and teaching OS troubleshooting, management, and security since 2001. Sami's session was evaluated as the best session in TechEd North America, Europe and Australia in 2014, and Nordic Infrastructure Conference in 2016 and 2017. At Ignite 2017, the world's biggest Microsoft event, Sami was evaluated as the Best External Speaker! At Ignite 2018, the world's biggest Microsoft event, Sami's... more

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