Don’t sit so close to the screen

In which of these would you be most likely to use Performance Monitor?

A) Defragment the hard drive

B) Determine the BIOS version in use

C) Remove a malware infection

D) Analyze long-term system metrics

E) Modify the video refresh rate

F) It doesn’t matter as long as it’s a really big monitor

The answer: D) Analyze long-term system metrics

The Windows Performance Monitor will collect statistics and system metrics from your computer, including disk statistics, network performance information, CPU utilization, and much more. The Performance Monitor also includes built-in system diagnostics and system performance reports.

Want to know more? Watch “Using Windows Performance Monitor.”

The Windows Performance Monitor can help you narrow down the cause of your computer slowdown problems. In this video, you’ll learn how to configure, run, and create reports with Performance Monitor.