Timing operations

If you need to know the time that elapsed between two operations you can use thethe following tool from Microsoft(windows 2000 resource kit): http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=913795CD-7026-4143-AE85-1F5E096F9BE0&displaylang=en ———————————–TIMETHIS  :  Command Timing Utility———————————– Usage : TIMETHIS “command”   TimeThis executes the command specified by its arguments, then reports its  run time in HH:MM:SS.TTT format.  Quotes around the command are required only  when the command involves redirection via <, >, >>, or |, etc.  Quotes ensure  that the redirection is applied to the command being timed, rather than the  TimeThis command itself.