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Performance Monitor is a Windows utility that assists with the monitoring of the Windows operating system, local and remote.

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Why does process count in Performance Monitor disagree with that given by PowerShell?

When setting up a trace in Windows Performance Monitor I have sometimes added "\Objects\Processes" to the list of Performance Counters . Analyzing the results seems always to show a higher ...
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Disable a "Startup event trace session" when Windows boots

OS: Windows 10 Pro 64bit, 21H2, I'm the Admin on this computer. Although there's a manual way to do this via Performance Monitor -> Data Collector Sets -> Startup Event Trace Sessions However, ...
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Windows 10 Performance monitor counter table too small, sometimes freezes

The Performance monitor on Windows 10 has the table listing the counters squished to one line height. See screenshot below. I have two counters, but the table shows one (to see the other I must scroll ...
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Why java consumes about 3GB of memory on the background?

I am just wondering to know what this process stands for and why it consumes that much of memory consistently in my Ubuntu-22.04LTS background? Is it possible to get ride of it or reduce it's memory ...
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Windows 10 boot takes 9 minutes on an SSD. The culprit appears to be in the Session Init but I can't find the issue

My windows machine has started booting very slowly. I initially thought my storage HDD was failing but removing it hasn't resolved the issue. I tried clean booting, cleaning the registry, removing old ...
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Perfmon issue, no application counters on Report.html

Can anyone help me on this issue I encountered on a Windows Server 2019 regarding reporting on Perfmon using performance counters? I've tried to monitor the utilization of our IIS servers using ...
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Exporting TCP Connection Latency in Resource Monitor

In Resource Monitor in Windows 10 I am looking to monitor and log out the latency of for a particular TCP connection. In Performance Monitor there is the option to create a data collector set but I ...
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Are there negative performance effects when collecting performance data in IIS?

I'm using Windows Server 2019 with IIS version 10.0.17763.1, where I count the incoming GET requests to my website using the Performance monitor. As sample interval I have chosen 15 seconds. Now I ...
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.NET 4 performance counters won't load

I am using a software based on WCF services and .NET 4.6. The configuration of the WCF services (throttling, etc.) is left at the user's IT department discretion. In order to make the most informed ...
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Resource Monitor Disk Queue Length - What does the green graph and blue line represent?

Windows Resource Monitor shows a graph of Disk Queue Length. E.g.: What does the green graph, and the blue line represent: Research Effort In the Resource Monitor of Windows 7, what does the "...
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Two differently colored curves for CPU usage in Windows 10 Task Manager? [duplicate]

The windows 10 task manager suddenly shows two curves for CPU utilization, one light colored and one darker blue colored: As far as I remember, it always used to show just one curve for current CPU ...
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Is LightHouse Performance Testing tool Compatible with Electron 1.8.1

I'm trying to do a robust performance test on our Angular Electron app. I heard LightHouse is excellent on Chrome but when I try to use it on Electron it fails with: Browser.getVersion() not found Is ...
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WIndows Server 2016 - Disk and Network columns are greyed on Task Manager

I need to enable columns disk and network on Server 2016 Standard. Screenshot Task Manager
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Understanding CPU Utilization in Perfmon

I'm running some tests on my machine with Intel i5 quad core processor. I see that the %Processor time _Total looks like average of all the other processor cores. Is it a sum of all the processor ...
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How to find cpu usage as shown in taskmanager using performance monitor

I want to know the CPU usage of a process(given its PID) as shown in the task manager, using performance monitor, as I have to benchmark the performance of the process. This page shows that %Processor ...
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SQL Server's Maximum Workspace Memory decreases over time - only instance restart to increase it

This is an SQL Server 2016 CU2 instance with 15 GB configured as maximum RAM usage. MDOP is at 4. The databases in this instance are very sporadically queried by users and this is a read-only ...
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Shortcut for adding performance counters to view in Perfmon?

The green plus sign in PerfMon says ctrl + n should be the shortcut to access it, but that doesn't work.
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Performance Monitor Decoding Base Priority Counter [Windows 10]

So in perf mon I can attach a base priority counter to a process such as google chrome. This shows its priority as "8". If i look in task manager google chrome have "normal priority". My question is, ...
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10240x768 desktop display

I have a lot of small monitors at work; I think they're 1024x768. Is there a device that can take, for example, 10 computer monitors and present it as a single logical 10240x768 display to the ...
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How CPU speed is managed vs CPU utilization?

I often see, in the performance monitor, CPU speed varying according to CPU utilization: When utilization increases speed increases: However sometimes this relationship is inverted: Speed ...
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How can I identify my network hardware bandwidth capacity in Linux

I am running a program in two terminals. One is makes 50 concurrent TLS connections and the second at 10 concurrent connections. It is important for me to monitor the network resources to decide on ...
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How can I get the maximum network card capacity

I want to be able to know what is the maximum capacity of my network card in my Ubuntu 18 machine. I use sudo nethogs and gets output like: NetHogs version 0.8.5-2 PID USER PROGRAM ...
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How to make nexus 10 as a monitor

I have an old nexus 10. It is slow, but fully functional. I have an old notebook which the monitor does not work. The nexus has a mini HDMI connector. Is it possible to make the nexus 10 as a monitor ...
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Performance Counter and Disk properties show different values

I am looking at free disk space in windows server,i have D: drive of 499 GB, when looking at performance monitor counters, free megabytes in logical disk counter shows free MB as 486,066 MB which is ...
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Get IIS 7 worker process number given a PID

I am trying to add performance counters for an IIS worker process to a collection data set in Performance Monitor. I know the process ID (PID) of the worker process (a 4 digit number). However, in ...
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Perfmon on windows 10 - no "process counter"

i want to use the performance monitor to monitor resource usage for a specific program. So i tried adding a counter but i could only find global counters there. I tried creating a user defined data ...
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Which service is run by svchost

I am currently monitoring a system with perfmon and logging the following counters: \Processor(_Total)\% Processor Time (overall usage) \Process(*)\% Processor Time (usage per process). I can later ...
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Perfmon CPU usage counters

I am trying to monitor an installation and what processes use the CPU most, to see if I am putting too much load onto it. Currently, I am monitoring the installation with perfmon, using the counters ...
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Why is my ZFS pool spending 97% of its time reading the target and only about 3% writing, on a write operation?

This perplexes me and I don't know a way to drill down into what ZFS is actually doing. I'm using a clean install of FreeNAS 11.1 with a fast ZFS pool (imported mirrors on fast 7200s) plus a ...
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Win10 eliminating / reduce Post-Boot time for faster start into a program?

For a project I'm optimizing the time it takes for Windows 10 (Ent 64bit LTSB (1607)) to boot and start a specific program. One of my main problems is what appears to be a longer post-boot pause, ...
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Is it possible to monitor RAM usage for a specific software in windows 7?

I would like to know how much RAM is being used by a specific Application, for example: Exact RAM used by browser (ie:opera). The problem is that multiple instance are created by the browser so it's ...
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High disk usage with Windows Performance Recorder and sistem.exe

I have a laptop running Windows 10. Some days ago I installed Windows Performance Recorder (WPR) in order to solve a disk usage problem during startup. I set it to start recording during startup, and ...
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How can you view total I/O Bytes Read/Written on Windows 10?

How can you view total I/O Bytes Read/Written on Windows 10 per process? This is very easy on Windows 7 as you can see it in Task Manager if you enable those columns, but on Windows 10 task manager is ...
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Save performance monitor counters?

When I start Performance Monitor, I see a line graph with the default counter. I am able to add additional counters without problems, and everything seems to work okay. However they are not "saved" ...
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Disk 0 (C:) missing from Task Manager Performance Tab in Windows 10

In both Windows 10 and Windows Server 2012R2, I am missing my C: drive (which is Hard Drive 0 or Disk 0) from the Performance tab in Task Manager. This used to work with Windows 8.1. Comparison of 8....
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How can I get useful information from the Search Indexer perfomance counters?

I've been trying to figure out a way to get information on the indexing progress programmatically (how many files to go or "indexing complete"). I stumbled upon the class ...
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Where is the Available MBytes option in Windows 7 perfmon, that is in Win XP perfmon?

I don't know much about perfmon, but I see that Win XP has an option "Available MBytes" under "Memory" after right clicking the graph and clicking "add counter". As shown in this screenshot Where is ...
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What is the difference between 'Objects -> Threads' and 'Process -> Thread Count' in Performance Monitor?

Two counters in performance monitor are "Threads" under "Objects" and "Thread Count" under "Process". On machines I've looked at, there is a large difference between the values for the two counters, ...
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task manager private working set lower than performance monitor private bytes

I'm trying to track a memory leak in an application, so I had performance monitor graph its private bytes. One time, performance monitor said that the private bytes was rising, but in task manager, ...
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How can I monitor the CPU usage of each application

Sometimes I need to understand each application is running and consuming more CPU Resources than others and stop it. is there any Sw to monitor this?
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What is slowing down my computer during gaming?

I have a Dell Latitude E6410 with Nvidia Quadro NVS 3100M and Windows 10 installed. I've been regulary playing Counter Strike Source for past 1 year without a problem. But for past month or so, ...
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Can I get Performance Monitor to stop a Data Collector Set when a process exits?

I am currently debugging a program crash and need data on its memory usage over time. This crash often happens after an extended amount of time open, especially overnight. To this end, I have defined ...
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How to ensure my Data Collector Set runs at certain hours?

I have configured a Data Collector Set in Performance Monitor. There, I gave it a schedule so it start every day at 8:00 AM and record for 16 hours. That works mostly ok: the Data Collector Set does ...
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Can perfMon be used to understand why a page become much slower?

In my department, we have two sites, say Site 1 and Site 2. Site 2 is in backup mode (so no traffic goes into there at all, but running). Our website suddenly becomes slow this week. As there was no ...
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Why is NT Kernel Logger already running?

I'm using Windows 8.1 Professional 64-bit. Since some time ago, I started to find a "NT Kernel Logger" in "Performance Monitor" --> "Data Collector Sets" --> "Event Trace Sessions", and it's ...
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Single service using thousands of threads

I have an windows application that is having performance and stability issues that our company has bought from a vendor. I noticed the application was using 1,000 - 4,000 threads. Could this be ...
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Is it normal for a computer to have a long list of things running in Event Trace Sessions when it comes back from repair?

I sent my Windows 8.1 laptop to the manufacturer for repair and it came back with this list of items running in the Event Trace Sessions: Circular Kernel Context Logger AITEventLog Audio Muroc System ...
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Remote performance monitoring Windows 8.1 machines

I want to be able to monitor the performance of some remote machines from my local machine. Here is my setup so far: local machine: Windows 8.1 Professional 64-bit; remote machines: Windows 8.1 ...
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What can I use to monitor memory used by a single program? [closed]

I need to find out how much memory my program is using, at a given moment (i would add objects and see how much the memory is increased... I need this for benchmarking) I do not have admin rights... (...
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Why do Resource Monitor and Task Manager's total RAM usage not even remotely add up to the total Physical Memory usage? [duplicate]

I have noticed this on many different Windows machine, on many different occasions: the RAM usage reported by Task Manager or Resource Monitor often seems to add up to an amount which is significantly ...
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