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How to: Launch and End Performance Sessions

You must add the target you want to profile to the Performance Session before you launch it. To add a target, right-click Targets in Performance Explorer, and then click Add Target Binary. In the Add Target Binary dialog box, select the file name, and then click Open. A new binary is added.

To launch a performance session

  • On the Performance Explorer toolbar, click Launch.


  • In Performance Explorer, right-click Performance Session, and then select Launch.

To end a performance session

  • The preferred method of ending a performance session is to exit the application. To immediately end the performance session, on the Performance Explorer toolbar, click Stop.

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