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Q&A: Why does AlwaysUp Think my Application Stopped?

  Dear AlwaysUp support, We frequently get the following warning: AlwaysUpService has detected that the application has stopped. However, in the logs of our application we can’t see anything pointing to the reason why the application stopped. Why does AlwaysUp believe … Continue reading

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Q & A: Why is AlwaysUp Reporting the Wrong CPU and Memory for Backup and Sync?

  I am using AlwaysUp for Google Backup and Sync as a windows service. My files are syncing but in checking the processes on the server, Backup and Sync is showing 30% CPU usage and 688 MB memory. Yet AlwaysUp in … Continue reading

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Essential Tools for Windows Services: Process Explorer

If you want to understand what’s really going on with the programs on your computer, then look no further than Microsoft’s excellent (and free) Process Explorer. Think of it as the “Task Manager on steroids”, with the ability to show … Continue reading

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