|ID||Task||Directions and/or screenshot|
|4||Performance Monitor: Validate that the recently created counter log is running by making sure the corresponding icon is green, which you can see in the Name column.|
|5a||Time Period: Once the time period has elapsed, be sure to stop both the Profiler and Performance Monitor counters if automatic stop times were not configured.
In Profiler, you can accomplish this by pressing the red stop button in the main tool bar.
|5b||In Performance Monitor, this can be accomplished by highlighting the selected log and pressing the black stop button on the tool bar.|
This was first published in April 2006