How to Record Performance Issues with Windows 10

How to Record Performance Issues with Windows 10

If you are new to Windows 10 and you are facing performance issues, then there is an option where you can record and capture a trace and analyse various scenarios to see where exactly is the bottleneck. In this post I am going to explain exactly how to record performance issues with Windows 10.

In order to record performance issues, you need to download the Windows Performance Recorder from here. For Windows 10 users, download the latest release from here.

How to Record Performance Issues with Windows 10

Run the setup by running “ADKSetup.exe” and only install the Windows Performance Toolkit. There is a nice post on the Microsoft Blog which explains how to install the Windows Performance Toolkit.

How to Record Performance Issues with Windows 10

The default installation directory is as follows:

The installation directory is C:Program Files (x86)Windows Kits8.0Windows Performance Toolkit

After the installation is complete, go to

Start>Run>WPRUI.exe

You will see the following screen:

How to Record Performance Issues with Windows 10

You need to run the trace when you are experiencing the performance problem. When you are ready to capture, or are experiencing the problem Click Start.

After when you are done, Click Save, and then click Browse to save the file by using a name with the Problem description or choose the default name and location.

The default location is theUsers%username%DocumentsWPR Files folder on the system drive.

Once the capture is ready, you are ready to analyze the problems.

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