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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

Regedit:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Performance Counter DLL Host service from Registry Editor

Perform the following steps:

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

Type regedit and press Enter

Please confirm User Account Control pop-up

Microsoft official disclaimer


Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require
that you reinstall the operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.


Please navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\PerfHost and locate Start registry key

Double click on Start and edit the value:


Change Startup type :

Automatic - 2

Manual - 3

Disabled - 4

Automatic (Delayed Start) - 2


Note: When you change to Automatic (Delayed Start) a new key DelayedAutostart is created with value 1

When you change to Automatic from Automatic (Delayed Start), DelayedAutostart change value to 0

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