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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 provide 6 ways to run Performance Monitor Tool on Windows 10.


Way 1: To Open Performance Monitor via Run

Press Windows logo+R keys to open the Run dialog, type perfmon.

Type perfmon into Run

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.

search performance monitor

Way 3: To Run Performance Monitor in Command Prompt

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

Open command prompt

Step 2: Then type 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 the search box, then click Windows PowerShell from the 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 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+X keys, then hit G key. Learn more the keyboard 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