You are troubleshooting a problem on a Windows XP workstation and you would like to monitor memory utilization in real-time. Which of these options would provide the most comprehensive view of memory usage?
A) Task Manager, Performance tab
B) Event Viewer, Application log
C) Task Manager, Services tab
D) System Configuration, Services tab
E) Click the elephant icon
The answer: A) Task Manager, Performance tab
The performance tab of the Windows Task Manager provides a real-time view of memory usage for the entire operating system.
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