Performance Monitor

The Performance Monitor component allows you to view system and application performance counters in real time or from supported performance log files. Using System Monitor, you can identify and analyze performance bottlenecks in your system.

The component includes an ActiveX control, Sysmon.ocx, which can be embedded into applications to provide a performance monitoring interface. The component also contains the performance log and alerts Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in that is used to configure scheduled collections of performance counters or event trace log collections.


There are no services for this component.

Associated Components

No other components interact with this component.


This component is preconfigured and ready to run as MMC Perfmon.msc. Optionally, the Sysmon.ocx control can be embedded into other applications that support ActiveX.

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