|Initial release||January 30, 2007|
|Operating system||Microsoft Windows|
|Platform||IA-32, x86-64 and ARM|
|Type||System resources utility|
|License||Proprietary commercial software|
Resource Monitor, a utility in Windows Vista and later, displays information about the use of hardware (CPU, memory, disk, and network) and software (file handles and modules) resources in real time. Users can launch Resource Monitor by executing resmon.exe (perfmon.exe in Windows Vista).
The Vista and later Resource Monitor heavily leverages the Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) facilities introduced in Windows 7; the counter setup (event tracing session) used by the Resource Monitor can provide logging as well.
The Resource Monitor window includes five tabs:
The Resource Overview screen of the Reliability and Performance Monitor Control Panel item in Windows Vista has become a separate tool in Windows 7 called Resource Monitor [...].