Process CPU Time

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Process CPU Time

Postby Mazinger » Fri Jun 20, 2008 1:38 pm


I need to know the % CPU is using a process (like the taskbar).
How can I do it?

Thanks in advance.
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Postby madshi » Thu Jul 03, 2008 9:20 pm


sorry for the late reply.

There are 2 possibilities for doing this: You can get access to the OS's performance counters. That's quite ugly to do, but works. Alternatively you can use "GetProcessTimes" (or "IProcess.GetTimes"). Call this twice with a delay in between and then you can see the difference between the reported times and calculate the CPU consumption from that information.
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