How to Open Performance Monitor and Resource Monitor in Windows 10

In this post, we’ll see the different ways to open Performance Monitor and Resource Monitor in Windows 10. Let’s get started.

Open Performance Monitor in Windows 10

Here, we’ll see different methods to start the Performance Monitor in Windows 10. Let’s see what they are.

Method #1

You can open Performance Monitor using “perfmon” command in Windows 10. You can use this command in the following programs:

Run Command

Open Run. Type “perfmon” (without double quotes) and then press “Enter” key.

Command to open Performance Monitor in Run Command Box

Command Prompt

Open Command Prompt. Type “perfmon” (without double quotes) and then press “Enter.”

Windows PowerShell

Open PowerShell. Type “perfmon” (without double quotes) and then hit “Enter.”

Address Toolbar

In the Address Toolbar, type “perfmon” (without double quotes) and then press “Enter” key.

File Explorer Address Bar

In the Address Bar of File Explorer, type “perfmon” (without double quotes) and then press “Enter.”

Task Manager

Open Task Manager. Click on File > Run new task.

In the “Create new task” box, type “perfmon” (without double quotes) and then press “Enter.”

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Method #2

Open Start menu. Type “performance” (without double quotes) and then you can see the “Performance Monitor” app in the search results.

Click on it to access Performance Monitor.

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Method #3

Go to C > Windows > System32 folder.

Find and double-click “perfmon” file.

Perfmon file

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Method #4

Open Start menu. Find and click “Windows Administrative Tools” folder.

Within that folder, you can see “Performance Monitor.”

Performance Monitor shortcut

Click on it.

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Open Resource Monitor in Windows 10

Here, we’ll see different ways to open the Resource Monitor. Let’s see what they are.

Method #1

You can use the “resmon” command to open Resource Monitor in Windows 10. You can use it in the following programs:

Run Command

Launch Run. Type “resmon” (without double quotes) and then press “Enter.”

Run Command Box with the command to open Resource Monitor

Command Prompt

Launch Command Prompt. Type “resmon” (without double quotes) and then press “Enter” key.

Windows PowerShell

Launch Windows PowerShell. Type “resmon” (without double quotes) and then hit “Enter.”

Address Toolbar

In the Address Toolbar, type “resmon” (without double quotes) and then hit “Enter” key.

File Explorer Address Bar

In the File Explorer Address Bar, type “resmon” (without double quotes) and then hit “Enter” key.

Task Manager

In the Task Manager, click File > Run new task.

In the “Create new task” box, type “resmon” (without double quotes) and then press “Enter.”

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Method #2

Open Start menu. Find and click “Windows Administrative Tools” folder.

Within that folder, you can see “Resource Monitor.” Click on it.

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Method #3

Go to the System32 folder (Open “Run.” Type “system32” (without double quotes) and then press “Enter”).

Find and double-click “resmon” file.

Resmon file

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Method #4

Open Start menu. Type “resource” (without double quotes) and then you can see the “Resource Monitor” app in the search results. Click on it.

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Method #5

Launch Task Manager. Go to the “Performance” tab.

You can see the “Open Resource Monitor” link at the bottom of the tab.

Open Resource Monitor

Click on it.

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Also see:

How to Open Device Manager in Windows 10

How to Open Windows Mobility Center in Windows 10

How to Open Disk Management in Windows 10


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