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How to Start/Stop Performance Logs & Alerts service

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

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

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Search programs and files

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

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


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


To Stop Performance Logs & Alerts service:

net stop pla


To change Startup type:

Automatic:

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

Manual:

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

Disabled:

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

Automatic (Delayed Start):

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


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

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