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What's My Computer Doing? is described as 'This program will tell you which programs are accessing your hard disk or using your CPU at any given moment. You will be able to determine why your hard drive is in use or what program is sucking up processor time' and is a process management tool in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to What's My Computer Doing? for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, PortableApps.com and Kindle Fire. The best alternative is Process Explorer, which is free. Other great apps like What's My Computer Doing? are Process Monitor, Windows Task Manager, GNOME System Monitor and StatusPilatus.

What's My Computer Doing? alternatives are mainly Process Management Tools but may also be File Managers or Task Management Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of What's My Computer Doing?.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

This program will tell you which programs are accessing your hard disk or using your CPU at any given moment. You will be...

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  1. Process Explorer icon

    Process Explorer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded. The display consists of two sub-windows.

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  2. Process Monitor icon

    Process Monitor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Process Monitor is an advanced monitoring tool for Windows that shows real-time file system, Registry and process/thread activity.

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  3. Windows Task Manager is a task manager application included with Microsoft Windows NT family of operating systems that provides detailed information about computer performance and running applications, processes and CPU usage, commit charge and memory information, network...

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  4. GNOME System Monitor icon

    GNOME System Monitor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • GNOME

    System Monitor is a tool to manage running processes and monitor system resources.

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  5. StatusPilatus icon

    StatusPilatus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Monitor your PC like never before!.

    Discontinued

    Last real update to the app was in January 2019, no new versions are planned.

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  6. Xfce Task Manager icon

    Xfce Task Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Easy to use application for monitoring and controlling running processes.

    Xfce4 Task Manager v1.1.0
  7. Samsung My Files icon

    Samsung My Files

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    "My Files" manages all the files on your smartphone, just like a file explorer on your computer.

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    LXTask

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    LXTask is the standard task manager and system monitor of LXDE. It starts via Ctrl+Alt+Del and is extremely lightweight.

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    DBCTaskman

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    A windows 8-like Task Manager for Windows 7 ,work in progress!.

    Discontinued

    The developer's website is down and the last update was in 2015.

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  10. PrcView icon

    PrcView

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    PrcView is a process viewer utility that displays detailed information about processes running under Windows. For each process it displays memory, threads and module usage. For each DLL it shows full path and version information.

    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer available. Last version, 5.2.15.1, released on 2006, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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