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6 Ways to Run Performance Monitor in Windows 10

You can use Windows Performance Monitor to examine whether your computer is healthy, how to improve the performance of your system. Here provides 6 ways to run Performance Monitor Tool on Windows 10.


Way 1: To Open Performance Monitor via Run

Press Windows logo key + R to open Run dialog, type in perfmon.

Type perfmon into Run dialog

Then hit Enter key to open Performance Monitor.

Open Performance Monitor via Run

Way 2: To Run Performance Monitor Tool in Search

Go to Start menu, type perform into the Search box and hit Enter key to open Performance Monitor.

Open Windows Performance Monitor via Search

Way 3: To Run Performance Monitor in Command Prompt

Step 1: Press the Windows logo key+X, then press C on keyboard.

Open command prompt

Step 2: Then type in perfmon.exe and hit Enter key.

Open Performance Monitor via Command Prompt

Way 4: To Run Performance Monitor in PowerShell

Step 1: Enter powershell in search box, then click Windows PowerShell from result list.

More ways to Open PowerShell, see How to Replace PowerShell with Command Prompt in Win + X Menu

Step 2: In PowerShell Window, type in perfmon.msc and hit Enter.

Open Performance Monitor via PowerShell

Way 5: To Open Performance Monitor Tool in Computer Management

Step 1: Open Computer Management.

Press Windows logo key +X, then hit G key. Learn more keyborad shortcuts for Win+X.

Open computer management from WinX menu

Step 2: Then click Performance in the system tools.

 Open performance via Computer Managemen

Way 6: To Open Performance Monitor via Administrative Tool

Step 1: Open Control Panel, click System and Security, then click Administrative Tools link.

Open Administrative Tools

Step 2: In Administrative Tools, double-click Performance Monitor to open it.

Open Performance Monitor in Administrative Tools