Inspecting Page File Usage in Performance Monitor

Do the following steps to inspect page file usage in Performance Monitor:

  1. In the Windows start menu, open Administrative Tools
  2. Open Performance Monitor.
  3. Expand Monitoring Tools.
  4. Click Performance Monitor.
  5. Right-click on the graph and select Add Counters... from the context menu.
    Result:The Add Counters dialog is opened.
  6. From the Available counters list, select Paging File.
  7. Click on the down-arrow icon to the right of Paging File.
  8. Select % Usage under Paging File and then click the Add button to add the counter on the Added counters list.
  9. Click OK to close the Add Counters dialog.