Support.StartTracing Method

Applies To: Windows 8.1

Begins advanced ETW tracing using a Windows Performance Analyzer (WPA) profile.

Namespace: Microsoft.Assessments.Runtime
Assembly: Microsoft.Assessments.Core (in Microsoft.Assessments.Core.dll)

Dim instance As Support
Dim profileFileName As String
Dim profileName As String

instance.StartTracing(profileFileName, profileName)

public void StartTracing (
	string profileFileName,
	string profileName
public void StartTracing (
	String profileFileName, 
	String profileName
public function StartTracing (
	profileFileName : String, 
	profileName : String



The name of the WPA file that contains the profile.


The name of the WPA profile to use for tracing.

This method does not trace data to the AXE ETW logging session. Instead, it begins an advanced ETW tracing session using a profile from WPA.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

Windows 8.1