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Filtering events using WPR

More often than not, we collect bigger trace files than we really need. Even though what we are interested in are just a few types of events from an event provider. Or other times, we want to see the call stacks of just a few events but not the rest from the event provider. Turning on the event provider with stacks without any filtering can ...

WPR fails to start, insufficient system resources?

From time to time, I get questions about insufficient system resource error (0x800705aa) when starting the trace using WPR. The error can be frustrating, especially when there is enough memory and storage space left on the system. Some people try to solve the issue by increasing the system resources such as killing some apps and services. It ...

Authoring custom profiles – Part 1

This is the first post in a multi-part series about authoring custom profiles for Windows Performance Recorder (WPR.) In a previous post, we have looked at how to start a trace with built-in profiles. The built-in profiles offer wide variety of preset profiles that we can use for different scenarios. There are built-in profiles for CPU ...

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