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New ways to do familiar tasks

The following table lists common tasks for System Monitor and Performance Logs and Alerts (hosted in the Performance console, named Perfmon.msc) and maps where you can perform the tasks in and Windows 2000. For existing Performance Monitor (Perfmon.exe) users, the table also shows where these tasks are performed in Windows NT 4.0. Many of the toolbar buttons remain the same in the three versions and can be used instead of the steps listed in this table.

If you want to

In Windows NT 4.0 use

In Windows 2000 or use

Create a chart of performance data.

Performance Monitor on the Administrative Tools menu.

System Monitor in the Performance console, started from Administrative Tools.

Create a report.

Performance Monitor on the Administrative Tools menu.

System Monitor in the Performance console, started from Administrative Tools.

Create a log.

Performance Monitor on the Administrative Tools menu.

Performance Logs and Alerts in the Performance console or under System Tools in Computer Management, started from Administrative Tools.

View log data.

Performance Monitor on the Administrative Tools menu.

System Monitor in the Performance console, started from Administrative Tools.

Create an alert.

Performance Monitor on the Administrative Tools menu.

Performance Logs and Alerts in the Performance console or under System Tools in Computer Management, started from Administrative Tools.

Create a workspace with multiple views.

Performance Monitor on the Administrative Tools menu.

Microsoft Management Console, Add/Remove Snap-in command on the File menu.

To locate the Windows NT 4.0 version of Performance Monitor, see the Resource Kit

You can use System Monitor to open settings files created with the Windows NT 4.0 version of Performance Monitor.

For an introduction to brand new performance monitoring tools in , go to What's New under Related Topics, below.

Performance monitoring in Windows NT 4.0

Create a custom monitoring console

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