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How to create a log using System Monitor in Windows
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This article describes how to create log files using System Monitor in Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows XP or Microsoft Windows Server 2003.
Download and use the Performance Monitor Wizard (PerfWiz) to make the log configuration process easier to set up.
The System Monitor tool included with Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 is the administrative tool that replaces the Performance Monitor tool included with Windows NT 4.0.
Here is a list of some improvements in the System Monitor tool:
Using Performance Monitor WizardTo obtain and download the Performance Monitor Wizard (PerfWiz), visit the following Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=31fccd98-c3a1-4644-9622-faa046d69214&displaylang=enThe Performance Monitor Wizard simplifies the gathering of performance monitor logs. It configures the correct counters to collect sample intervals and log file sizes. This wizard can create logs for troubleshooting operating system or Exchange server performance issues.
150934Also see Determining acceptable values for counters under Performance counters in Windows 2000 Help.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/150934/ )How to create a Performance Monitor log for NT troubleshooting
Article ID: 248345 - Last Review: October 26, 2007 - Revision: 5.4