perfmon.exe

Process name: Performance Monitor Command Line Shell

Application using this process: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System

Recommended: Check your system for invalid registry entries.

perfmon.exe

Process name: Performance Monitor Command Line Shell

Application using this process: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System

Recommended: Check your system for invalid registry entries.

perfmon.exe




Process name: Performance Monitor Command Line Shell

Application using this process: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System

Recommended: Check your system for invalid registry entries.

What is perfmon.exe doing on my computer?

perfmon.exe is a process associated with Microsoft® Windows® Operating System from Microsoft Corporation.

Perfmon.exe is the process behind the Windows Performance Monitor whis is a tool to visually display the built-in performance counters in real-time or through historical data. One can use this tool to analyse how programs are affecting the computer performance. One should be member of the local Administrator group in order to be able to use all the features of the Windows Performance Monitor.

perfmon.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. The file size on Windows XP and Windows Vista 32 is 120,320 bytes while the file size on Windows Vista 64 bit is 124,928 bytes. Perfmon.exe is a Windows system file and this process has a visible window.

Perfmon.exe is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. There are no real threats from the file although it is not yet known whether removing it will harm the computer. It is advisable not to remove it.


perfmon.exe is a system process that is needed for your PC to work properly. It should not be removed.
perfmon.exe

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Is perfmon.exe harmful?

This process is considered safe. It is unlikely to pose any harm to your system.
perfmon.exe is a safe process

Can I stop or remove perfmon.exe?

Since perfmon.exe is a system process it should not be stopped. The process is required for your PC to work properly.

Is perfmon.exe CPU intensive?

This process is considered to be CPU intensive. Without proper management, CPU intensive processes can manipulate system resources causing speed loss.

Why is perfmon.exe giving me errors?

System process issues are mainly a result of conflicting applications running on your PC.







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