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Mobile processor usage

, 21 Feb 2011 CPOL
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Are you curious how busy your Windows Mobile device's processor is? Try this chunk of code using GetIdleTime().

DWORD start = ::GetTickCount();
DWORD idle_start = ::GetIdleTime();
Sleep( 1000 );
DWORD stop = ::GetTickCount();
DWORD idle_end = ::GetIdleTime();
float percent_used = 100 - ( 100.0f * ( idle_end - idle_start ) ) / static_cast< float >( stop - start );
NKDbgPrintfW( L"Processor usage: %d%%\r\n", ( int )percent_used );

For me, this prints:
Processor usage: 3%

Enjoy!

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Paul Heil
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