Applies to:

Windows XP

Windows Server 2003

 

Problem description:

After installing the “Microsoft Windows Performance Toolkit”

In All Programs, Microsoft Windows Performance Toolkit you will see:

WPF Performance Suite

WPF Performance Suite Help

 

If you got to a command prompt:

CD \Program Files\Microsoft Windows Performance Toolkit

dir

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows Performance Toolkit>dir
Directory of C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows Performance Toolkit

02/15/2010  09:42 AM    <DIR>          WPF Performance Suite
               0 File(s)              0 bytes
               3 Dir(s)  99,536,506,880 bytes free

You will only see a directory called WPF Performance Suite

CD WPF Performance Suite

dir

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows Performance Toolkit\WPF Performance Suite>dir

Directory of C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows Performance Toolkit\WPF Performance Suite

06/11/2009  05:12 PM            24,576 AspectHelper.dll
04/22/2009  03:11 PM             1,616 AspectMappings.xml
06/11/2009  05:11 PM           190,768 AspectWeaver_x86.dll
02/15/2010  09:42 AM    <DIR>          Demo Applications
06/11/2009  05:12 PM            53,248 EventTrace.dll
06/11/2009  05:11 PM            51,504 milctrl_v0300_x86.dll
06/11/2009  05:12 PM            36,864 PresentationCoreAspect_3_0_6920_0.dll
06/11/2009  05:12 PM            36,864 PresentationCoreAspect_3_0_6920_1109.dll
06/11/2009  05:12 PM            36,864 PresentationCoreAspect_3_0_6920_1453.dll
06/11/2009  05:12 PM            53,248 VisualServices.dll
06/11/2009  05:12 PM            11,264 WindowsBaseAspect_3_0_6920_0.dll
06/11/2009  05:12 PM            11,264 WindowsBaseAspect_3_0_6920_1109.dll
06/11/2009  05:12 PM            11,264 WindowsBaseAspect_3_0_6920_1453.dll
04/29/2009  11:59 PM         3,074,670 WpfPerf.chm
06/11/2009  05:12 PM           790,528 WpfPerf.dll
06/11/2009  05:11 PM            82,184 WpfPerf.exe
06/11/2009  05:11 PM           121,640 WpfPerfHook_x86.dll
06/11/2009  05:12 PM            16,384 WpfPerfService.dll
06/11/2009  05:12 PM           466,944 WpfPerf_managed.exe
              18 File(s)      5,071,694 bytes
               3 Dir(s)  99,535,605,760 bytes free

Cause: 

By Design.

Xperf support for XP
http://blogs.msdn.com/pigscanfly/archive/2008/02/24/xperf-support-for-xp.aspx

Work-around:

Copy the C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows Performance Toolkit folder from a Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 based system.