28 Aug

Enable Hard Drive Performance Counters- Windows Server

Have you ever wondered why Windows Servers do not show the disk performance counters in task manager?

Here is how you enable them:

Step 1:
Enabling Disk Performance Counters

  1. Ensure Task Manager is closed.
  2. Launch the Command Prompt using the “Run as Administrator” option.
  3. Enter the following at the Command Prompt:diskperf -Y
  4.  Hit Enter.
  5. Close the Command Prompt.
  6. Re-open the Task Manager.

Step 2: After running the diskperf command, the ability to view Disk performance statistics on the performance tab should now be visible.

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