How to disable specific performance counters in windows?

Disabling some performance counters in windows is really easy.  You can control performance counters enable and disable from below windows registries


%ServiceName% represents any service with a performance counter like PerfDisk,PerfOs etc.

There may be registry keys for “Disable Performance Counters” in any of these locations. If the Key is not available create a Key with DWORD32 Bit and set it value to 1 if you want to disable that performance counter


Once the value is set to 1 for “Disable Performance Counter” the user will get this message as shown below.



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