Enable Disk Counter in Task Manager – Server 2012


By default Disk metrics in Task Manager are not monitored on Server 2012 due to performance implications. Monitoring Disk Metrics is a useful when troubleshooting issues.

Task Manager (Default Settings)

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To enable Task Manager’s Disk Counter:

Open PowerShell and use the following cmd DiskPerfDiskPerf1

To enable DiskPerf  you will need to use the Switch DiskPerf -Y (Yes)

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To disable DiskPerf, Use DiskPerf -N (No)

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