Short for Resource Monitor, Resmon is a feature introduced with Windows 7 that enables users to view complete resource information about their computer; similar to some of the features found in Task Manager. To open this program, follow the steps below.
- Open Windows Task Manager.
- Click on the Performance tab and then either click on the Resource Monitor button or Open Resource Monitor link depending on your version of Windows.
- Click Start or navigate to the Start Screen.
- Type in Resmon in the Windows Search Box (or just start typing if you use Windows 8)and press Enter.
Example of Resmon in Windows 8
Tip: Apple computer users can think of the Resource Monitor as the same thing as the Activity Monitor on Mac OS X.
Also see: Task Manager