Performance Counter DLL Host (PerfHost) Service on Windows Server 2008

Q

What is the "Performance Counter DLL Host (PerfHost)" system service on Windows Server 2008? Can I disable "Performance Counter DLL Host"?

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A

"Performance Counter DLL Host (PerfHost)" is a Windows Server 2008 service that enables remote users and 64-bit processes to query performance counters provided by 32-bit DLLs. If this service is stopped, only local users and 32-bit processes will be able to query performance counters provided by 32-bit DLLs.

Detailed information on "Performance Counter DLL Host" service:

Service name: PerfHost
Display name: Performance Counter DLL Host
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\SysWow64\perfhost.exe

Disabling "Performance Counter DLL Host" service should not cause any issues on running Windows 2008 Server.

 

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