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I'm running windows 7 and I want to create a link to the resource monitor that I can place anywhere. But all I've been able to do was pin it to the taskbar and not the start menu. Is there a command to run the RM so that I can paste it inside a shortcut?

The reason is that I have a costumized toolbar on my taskbar that groups the most useful/common control panel applications (such as system restore and windows update) and I'd like the resource monitor to be in there. Any ideas?


EDIT:Changed to say Resource monitor, instead of Performance Monitor.

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Create a shortcut with this as target:

%windir%\system32\perfmon.exe /res
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+1 I just tried this and it works form me - thanks! – jmsmcfrlnd Nov 4 '09 at 17:23
My bad, I ment resource monitor instead of performance monitor. Just edited my question to fix that. Still know of a way? =) (+1 for the correct answer anyway) – Malabarba Nov 4 '09 at 17:53
Changed accordingly! – Snark Nov 4 '09 at 17:55
Thanks, it works great! Actually, I tested it like then times, and it always ran performance monitor anyway. When I was about to comment on my failure, I tested it again and it worked perfectly. =P Thanks again. – Malabarba Nov 4 '09 at 18:04

Although it's off topic this is fun, or frightening depending on your point of view.

perfmon -report

perfmon /report (if you prefer)

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cool , didnt know that one – yoshco Jan 14 '12 at 11:23

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