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Monitor print queue performance

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

To monitor print queue performance

  1. Open Performance.

  2. Click the plus sign (+) on the Performance toolbar.

  3. From the Select counters from computer list box, click the print server computer.

  4. From the Performance object list box, click Print Queue.

  5. Click the counters you want to monitor.


  • To open Performance, click Start, click Control Panel, double-click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Performance.

  • To view a detailed explanation of a counter, select it, and then click Explain.

  • You can also add System Monitor to any new Microsoft Management Console (MMC).

Information about functional differences

  • Your server might function differently based on the version and edition of the operating system that is installed, your account permissions, and your menu settings. For more information, see Viewing Help on the Web.

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