Process.PagedMemorySize64 Property

 

Gets the amount of paged memory, in bytes, allocated for the associated process.

Namespace:   System.Diagnostics
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

<ComVisibleAttribute(False)>
Public ReadOnly Property PagedMemorySize64 As Long

Property Value

Type: System.Int64

The amount of memory, in bytes, allocated in the virtual memory paging file for the associated process.

Exception Condition
PlatformNotSupportedException

The platform is Windows 98 or Windows Millennium Edition (Windows Me), which does not support this property.

The value returned by this property represents the current size of memory in the virtual memory paging file used by the process, in bytes. The operating system uses the virtual memory paging file in conjunction with physical memory to manage the virtual address space for each process. When pageable memory is not in use, it can be transferred to the virtual memory paging file on disk. To obtain the size of memory used by the operating system for the process, use the PagedSystemMemorySize64 property.

This property can be used to monitor memory usage on computers with 32-bit processors or 64-bit processors. The property value is equivalent to the Page File Bytes performance counter for the process.

Win98WinMe

This property is not supported on Windows 98 or Windows Millennium Edition (Windows Me).

The following code example starts an instance of the Notepad application, and then retrieves and displays various properties of the associated process. The example detects when the process exits, and displays its exit code and peak memory statistics.

Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics

Namespace ProcessSample
    Class ProcessMonitorSample

        Public Shared Sub Main()

            ' Define variables to track the peak
            ' memory usage of the process.
            Dim peakPagedMem As Long = 0
            Dim peakWorkingSet As Long = 0
            Dim peakVirtualMem As Long = 0

            Dim myProcess As Process = Nothing

            Try

                ' Start the process.
                myProcess = Process.Start("NotePad.exe")

                ' Display process statistics until
                ' the user closes the program.
                Do

                    If Not myProcess.HasExited Then

                        ' Refresh the current process property values.
                        myProcess.Refresh()

                        Console.WriteLine()

                        ' Display current process statistics.

                        Console.WriteLine("{0} -", myProcess.ToString())
                        Console.WriteLine("-------------------------------------")

                        Console.WriteLine("  physical memory usage: {0}", _
                             myProcess.WorkingSet64)
                        Console.WriteLine("  base priority: {0}", _
                             myProcess.BasePriority)
                        Console.WriteLine("  priority class: {0}", _
                             myProcess.PriorityClass)
                        Console.WriteLine("  user processor time: {0}", _
                             myProcess.UserProcessorTime)
                        Console.WriteLine("  privileged processor time: {0}", _
                             myProcess.PrivilegedProcessorTime)
                        Console.WriteLine("  total processor time: {0}", _
                             myProcess.TotalProcessorTime)
                        Console.WriteLine("  PagedSystemMemorySize64: {0}", _
                            myProcess.PagedSystemMemorySize64)
                        Console.WriteLine("  PagedMemorySize64: {0}", _
                           myProcess.PagedMemorySize64)

                        ' Update the values for the overall peak memory statistics.
                        peakPagedMem = myProcess.PeakPagedMemorySize64
                        peakVirtualMem = myProcess.PeakVirtualMemorySize64
                        peakWorkingSet = myProcess.PeakWorkingSet64

                        If myProcess.Responding Then
                            Console.WriteLine("Status = Running")
                        Else
                            Console.WriteLine("Status = Not Responding")
                        End If
                    End If
                Loop While Not myProcess.WaitForExit(1000)

                Console.WriteLine()
                Console.WriteLine("Process exit code: {0}", myProcess.ExitCode)

                ' Display peak memory statistics for the process.
                Console.WriteLine("Peak physical memory usage of the process: {0}", _
                    peakWorkingSet)
                Console.WriteLine("Peak paged memory usage of the process: {0}", _
                    peakPagedMem)
                Console.WriteLine("Peak virtual memory usage of the process: {0}", _
                    peakVirtualMem)

            Finally
                If Not myProcess Is Nothing Then
                    myProcess.Close()
                End If
            End Try
        End Sub 'Main
    End Class
End Namespace

LinkDemand

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.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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