System Diagnostics Report - Windows Vista & Windows Server 2008

Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 introduced several new features to assist users and administrators in diagnosing performance-related issues.  Today, we are going to take a look at the System Diagnostics Report which provides a snapshot view of your system.  The report itself gathers data for 60 seconds, and then may take an additional 60-90 […]

Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 introduced several new features to assist users and administrators in diagnosing performance-related issues.  Today, we are going to take a look at the System Diagnostics Report which provides a snapshot view of your system.  The report itself gathers data for 60 seconds, and then may take an additional 60-90 seconds to generate the report.  To generate a System Diagnostics Report, run the perfmon /report command from the Run line or from a command prompt.  Generating a System Diagnostics Report requires privilege elevation, so you will need to consent to the elevation prompt or provide credentials depending on how UAC is configured on your systems.  Below is the initial System Diagnostics window – the Report Status area shows the progress in generating the report:

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Performance, Troubleshooting, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, WS2008