An Engineers Notebook

Enabling Disk Performance Counters in Windows Server 2012 R2 Task Manager

In Windows Server 2012 in the task manager, the performance tab does not show the disk performance by default like it does in Windows 8 / 10.

To enable disk performance counters, run this command from and elevated command prompt:

diskperf -Y


The -Y switch is used to make the change permanent after a reboot. If this is missed of the counters will be gone after reboot.

Enabling Disk Performance Counters

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