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