Vista: Windows Performance Diagnostic Console – New Benchmarking Feature

Posted August 27, 2006 by Hack_Vista in Microsoft Vista

Vista now has an internal benchmarking system. This tutorial describes how to access and use this exciting new feature.


Vista now has an internal benchmark for tweaking and adjusting your system. Here is how to access it.

First, I will describe the quickest ways to access the infomation.

Real-Time Monitoring:
1. Hit WinKey-R to pull up the run box.
2. In the run box, type perfmon.exe, and click OK.

Benchmark Report (shortcut):
1. Hit WinKey-R to pull up the run box.
2. In the run box, type perfmon.exe /report, and click OK.

Benchmark Report (through menu):
1. Click Start.
2. Click Control Panel.
3. From the Control Panel home, select System and Maintenance.
4. Under Performance Information and Tools, click Use tools to improve performance.
5. Click Advance Tools in the left Task column.
6. Select Generate a system health report.

Notes:
From the File menu of the Reliability and Performance Monitor, you can Save as, Send to, or Print your report for your records.

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