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How to Start/Stop WMI Performance Adapter

Service name: wmiApSrv

Display name: WMI Performance Adapter


Description:

Provides performance library information from Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) providers to clients on the network.
This service only runs when Performance Data Helper is activated.


Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\wbem\WmiApSrv.exe

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Msconfig:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop WMI Performance Adapter service from starting with the operating system using
System Configuration

Perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Type here to search

Type msconfig and press Enter

In System Configuration please go to Services tab and locate WMI Performance Adapter service
Uncheck the box to prevent this service to start and then press OK to finish

Any change make in System Configuration will be apply after restart