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How can I log my hard drive activity by program?

How can I log my hard drive activity by program?

I am using Windows XP and am looking for a utility that can tell me the percentage of hard drive activity a program is using.

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Guest [Entry]

"What you are looking for is Process Explorer. Go to ""View"" -> ""Select Columns"" then select the tab ""Process Performance"" and select what you want to know:

I/O Delta Read - The total amount of reading operations caused by this process in real-time
I/O Delta Read Bytes - The total amount of reading operations caused by this process in bytes in real-time
I/O Delta Write - The total amount of writing operations caused by this process in real-time
I/O Delta Write Bytes - The total amount of writing operations caused by this process in bytes in real-time
I/O Delta Other - The total amount of other operations caused by this process in bytes real-time
I/O Delta Other Bytes - The total amount of other operations caused by this process in bytes in real-time
I/O Delta Total Bytes - The total amount of all operations (read, write, other) caused by this process in bytes in real-time

It looks something like that:"
Guest [Entry]

There's a tool called Diskmon from Microsoft that's used exactly for this purpose. I think that's what your looking for.
Guest [Entry]

"Anvir Task Manager does exactly what you're looking for. You can sort by disk load (i.e. current bytes per second). There are free and paid versions, and it can run portably. Works on XP through 7. This feature is in all variants.

http://www.anvir.com/task-manager-windows-startup.htm"