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Performance Counter Walkthroughs

The walkthroughs in this section introduce you to the use of the PerformanceCounter component. The walkthroughs show you how to use both system performance counters and custom performance counters.

In This Section

Walkthrough: Retrieving Categories and Counters
Presents step-by-step instructions on how to retrieve and work with Windows performance counter categories and counters, using the PerformanceCounter component.
Walkthrough: Changing and Retrieving Performance Counter Values
Presents step-by-step instructions on how to retrieve raw and calculated values from a Windows performance counter using the PerformanceCounter component.

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