My .net performance counters were missing on Windows 7

I had a strange problem today. I wanted to take a peek at the CLR memory performance counters but I couldn’t find them. After some searching it turns out I needed to set the following registery key to 0;

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\.NETFramework\Performance\Disable Performance Counters
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3 thoughts on “My .net performance counters were missing on Windows 7

  1. fmansoor November 9, 2011 / 7:39 pm

    Was really helpful. Thanks,

  2. Wim May 9, 2012 / 8:04 am

    Thx, helped us a lot!

  3. Gregory Suvalian August 22, 2016 / 4:17 pm

    Make sure you reboot the box after that change for anybody following this. This in fact works.

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