perfmon problem

Yuxin Ruan yruan2 "at"
Fri, 06 Mar 1998 16:38:24 +0000

Thanks James.
It has worked fairly well.

On Fri, 6 Mar 1998, James [Wez] Weatherall wrote:

> On Thu, 5 Mar 1998, Yuxin Ruan wrote:
> > perfmon.exe(the performance monitor) does not update continously unless
> > the screen is set up to full-screen-polling. Is there a less dramatic way
> > to monitor the NT servers? Perhaps a special message just for
> > perfmon.exex? 
> There is a standard way to cope with applications which periodically
> update their displays but which don't use normal paint messages.  Looking
> in the system registry under Local_User/Software/Orl/VNCHooks will reveal
> an Application_Prefs key.   This key has an entry added to it for every
> program run while the NT/95 box is being used remotely.  When the program
> quits, the registry settings will be created if they don't already exist.
> The settings available for each application are detailed in the
> documentation for WinVNC but I believe that the one you want is use_Timer,
> which will cause the perfmon.exe window to be scanned for updates every
> time a timer messages is sent to it.  Since perfmon uses timer messages to
> update its display, this should work fine and not introduce too much extra
> load (provided the window isn't too large.)
> I hope this solves your problem.
> Cheers,
> James "Wez" Weatherall
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