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How to Start/Stop Performance Counter DLL Host

Service name: PerfHost

Display name: Performance Counter DLL Host


Description:

Enables remote users and 64-bit processes to query performance counters provided by 32-bit DLLs. If this service is stopped, only local
users and 32-bit processes will be able to query performance counters provided by 32-bit DLLs.


Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\SysWow64\perfhost.exe

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Msconfig:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Performance Counter DLL Host 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 Performance Counter DLL Host 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