Category: Software

How to find which w3wp.exe Application Pool is using all the CPU or Memory in Windows

So you have a IIS Webserver that is running at 100% cpu and the process causing this is w3wp.exe, this is a good way to find out which App Pool / Site is causing the problem. Create a shortcut with the following command & save as List_IIS_Apppools.cmd %windir%system32cmd.exe /k iisapp.vbs Run List_IIS_Apppools.cmd Download and install Process Explorer here […]

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Cleanup Windows Profiles to reclaim space

This code was borrowed from the original thread here, and a few amendments made. Create a new directory – c:IT Save this in a new notepad window and save to c:ITProfileCleanUp.bat Run the file! [sourcecode language=”css”] @ECHO OFF ::Tested on 2000/XP/VISTA/Windows 7 only if not exist "%SYSTEMDRIVE%ITProfileCleanUp.bat" goto COPY :WinVersion cls echo ## Definig Windows […]

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Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers error ‘80004005’ [Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager] The specified DSN contains an architecture mismatch between the Driver and Application

Found this error when using a Windows 2008R2 x64 server connecting to a SQL 2008R2 x64 Server with an old Windows 2000 1.1 website. Due to the fact that the database and website were designed on 32bit architecture, we needed to connect  from the x64 webserver to the x32 database using an ODBC Connector. […]

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