What is system performance?

Question

I have Windows XP upgrade and 2 times and both times the same thing happened. I have DSL through Ameritech SBC and have had it a while (over a year).

When I download the upgrade and try to get into my Microsoft Outlook Express if immediately kicks me off of DSL conncetion. If I only stay on the Internet I can go anywhere and it won't kick me off. I can even send e-mail through Yahoo (which is SBC connected for me)

What is going on?

Answer

This question was answered on October 30, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Using PerformanceYou might need to be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group in order to perform some tasks.

The Windows Performance tool is composed of two parts: System Monitor and Performance Logs and Alerts With System Monitor, you can collect and view real-time data about memory, disk, processor, network, and other activity in graph, histogram, or report form Through Performance Logs and Alerts you can configure logs to record performance data and set system alerts to notify you when a specified counter's value is above or below a defined threshold.

Open Performance.

Notes

To open Performance, click Start, click Control Panel, click Performance and Maintenance, click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Performance

For information about using Performance Logs and Alerts, in Performance, on the Action menu, click Help For information about using System Monitor, in the console tree, click System Monitor, and then, on the System Monitor toolbar, click the Help button

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Posted by christopher of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on October 30, 2004