One of my windows 2003 servers is suddenly showing a large increase in the amount of processes running under the administrator credentials. Today I am looking at an even dozen instances of Notepad running - and while many of our error logs use notepad, I believe that this amount is up considerably from the norm. I cannot stop the processes in case I am shutting off an important log file - but am wondering if there is any way of tracking what process is driving which PID?
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