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Mike VanHelder has been an IT pro for 17 years. He has also been a bartender, bouncer, waiter, photographer, film producer, cadaver lab attendant, security guard, graphic designer, copyeditor, interpreter, lookout, self-defense instructor, English teacher, web developer, ghostwriter, event planner, hedgehog smuggler, and stereo salesman. One of those was a lie. Mike lives in Philadelphia, PA.

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How to use Process Explorer, Microsoft's free, supercharged Task Manager alternative

Microsoft's Process Explorer is a powerful utility that makes the built-in Windows Task Manager obsolete. Here's how to use it.