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How to Start/Stop Performance Logs & Alerts

Service name: pla

Display name: Performance Logs & Alerts


Description:

Performance Logs and Alerts Collects performance data from local or remote computers based on preconfigured schedule parameters,
then writes the data to a log or triggers an alert. If this service is stopped, performance information will not be collected. If this service is
disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork -p

CMD:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Performance Logs & Alerts service from Command Prompt

Perform the following steps:

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

Type cmd, right click on cmd icon under the Programs and click on Run as administrator

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Please confirm User Account Control pop-up

Please select, right and copy a registry key from below, then right click on command prompt window, select Paste and press Enter


To Start Performance Logs & Alerts service:

net start pla

sc start pla


Note: You can’t start a service if Startup type is on Disabled.


To Stop Performance Logs & Alerts service:

net stop pla

sc stop pla


To change Startup type:

Automatic:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\pla" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

sc config pla start= auto

Manual:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\pla" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 3 /f

sc config pla start= demand

Disabled:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\pla" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 4 /f

sc config pla start= disabled

Automatic (Delayed Start):

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\pla" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

sc config pla start= delayed-auto


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

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\pla" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f


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

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\pla" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f