How to Open Performance Monitor and Resource Monitor in Windows 10

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

Open Performance Monitor in Windows 10

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

Perfmon Command

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

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Start Menu Search

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 the Performance Monitor.

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Perfmon File

Go to C > Windows > System32 folder.

Find and double-click the “perfmon” file.

Perfmon file

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Performance Monitor Shortcut

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

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

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Open Resource Monitor in Windows 10

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

Resmon Command

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

  • Run Command
  • Command Prompt (cmd)
  • Windows PowerShell
  • Address Toolbar
  • File Explorer Address Bar
  • Task Manager (File > Run new task)

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Resource Monitor Shortcut

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

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

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Resmon File

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

Find and double-click the “resmon” file.

Resmon file

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Start Menu Search

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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Task Manager

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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