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February 21, 2005

Performance Counter Blues...

The "PhysicalDisk\% Disk Time" performance counter doesn't work in Microsoft .NET v1.0, v1.1, or (apparently) v2.0. It's a known bug:


Since it's know, you'd think it would get fixed, but it's not fixed in the latest Whidbey bits. Bummer (and this isn't a terribly uncommon counter to want to read). You have to resort to WMI to read this counter.

Posted on February 21, 2005 at 05:01 PM | Permalink


If .NET was Opens Source Software, anybody could go ahead and provide a fix instead of waiting for MS to fix it. Another great illustration of why OSS is the way to go for this type of software especially.

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