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description of perfmon counters?

I'd like to use typeperf or logman to process and/or log some basic system health information on a PC (running WinXP), but I can't find a description of common performance counters, just "typeperf -q" ...
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Easiest way to get Perfmon counter names into a text file?

I'd like to create a settings file for my logman command. I expect to have lots of perfmon counters. Is there any easy way to get all the perfmon counters' exact text anywhere? The only thing I ...
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Why can't Logman start?

I'm setting up my first logman counter. But it's not working! There is some file or folder permissions problem. Or maybe I wrote the create-counter statement wrong. Here's my counter commands: ...
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Monitor number of users logged into Windows XP with Nagios

I have a POS system that won't work unless the is logged in to the console session. I was thinking since I already have NSClient++ maybe I could monitor a counter via Nagios. Is there a counter ...
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What Performance Object in Performance Monitor will show Split IO/sec for USB flash drives?

I'm using a Windows XP desktop to test the I/O for a 4GB USB flash drive. I would like to use Performance Monitor to capture the statistics of the test, but neither the Physical Disk or the Logical ...
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Find the bottleneck: disk I/O on Windows XP

One of our development boxes has developed a problem wherein performance will occasionally drop through the floor. When this happens, you can hear the hard drive thrashing, but I don't know what's ...