Performance Counters for Windows Driver by Microsoft Corporation.
|Windows 10 edition||1507||1511||1607||1703|
|Display name:||Performance Counters for Windows Driver|
The Performance Counters for Windows Driver service is a kernel mode driver. If Performance Counters for Windows Driver fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the pcw service has failed to start.
1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestorePerformanceCountersforWindowsDriverWindows10.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.
3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.
4. Restart the computer to save changes.
Note. Make sure that the
pcw.sys file exists in the
%WinDir%\System32\drivers folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 10 installation media.