Performance - Perfmon (Performance monitor) - Windows

PerfCounter

Perfmon is a tool that shows Windows PerfCounter informations.

Management

start

  • DOS
where perfmon
C:\Windows\System32\perfmon.exe
C:\Windows\System32\perfmon.msc
  • Gui
    • Start > Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Performance
    • Start > Run > perfmon

Console

  • the same result as right-clicking the Monitoring Tools node in Performance Monitor and selecting View System Reliability
perfmon.exe /rel 
  • Collects performance data for 60 seconds and then generates and displays a system diagnostics report.
perfmon.exe /report 
  • Opens the Resource Monitor (the same result as right-clicking the Monitoring Tools node in Performance Monitor and selecting Resource Monitor).
perfmon.exe /res 
  • Opens the Performance Monitor in stand-alone mode (the Sysmon.ocx ActiveX control).
perfmon.exe /sys 
  • Comparison overlay between two open instances of Performance Monitor.
perfmon.exe /comp

Documentation / Reference


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