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A Quick Way of Finding a Website Using All Resources in Windows

Finding a website in windows that has bad asp code eating up cpu or ram isn’t fun. After you acquire the PID of the dllhost.exe you have to go into Component services and that can take forever…

So instead, once you get the PID from Task Manager, try this:

Go to C:\utils\pstools and run processexplorer

Find the process and click on it. In the lower window you’ll see the files it has access to and its path. This should give you all the info you need.

*Note: If Process Explorer isn’t installed on your machine, you can download and install it here:

Once process explorer is installed, it can be used to identify this issue as well as giving opportunities to speed up the other processes on your system. For a quick guide on speeding up your PC, check out this article by Comparitech, covering different methods to help make your old PC run like new again.


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