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Article ID: 2669922 - Last Review: February 24, 2012 - Revision: 4.0


The "Performance - Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2" troubleshooter collects information to help troubleshoot most Windows performance issues. This troubleshooter is integrated with the Microsoft Fix it Center Pro service. This service can perform automated diagnostic analysis to identify solutions to known problems.

To run the troubleshooter, follow these steps:
  1. Open the link to the Microsoft Fix it Center Pro ( portal.
  2. If you are prompted, sign in by using your Windows Live ID.
  3. In the list of Analysis packages, click Performance - Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.
  4. Enter a descriptive name for the Analysis Session, and then click Save.

    Note You will use the name that you enter to view the analysis results later.
  5. Follow the instructions to download and run the analysis package.
  6. To view the analysis results, open the Fix it Center Pro - Analysis ( webpage.
  7. Click the Analysis Session name that you created in step 4 to view possible solutions.


For more information about Fix it Center Pro, please see:
Microsoft Fix it Center Pro automated diagnostic portal (

For more information about this troubleshooter and what it scans, please see the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
Performance - Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (

  • Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Windows 7 Professional
  • Windows 7 Ultimate
  • Windows 7 Pre-Beta
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation
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