The following describes profiling of local applications which start indirectly, i.e. from other processes. If the application executable can be explicitly launched, profile it as a standalone application instead.
To use this mode, run the profiler from Windows Start menu as administrator (privileges are needed to enable profiling globally on the machine):
Alternatively, change the profiler shortcut properties to always run the profiler as administrator:
When the profiler starts, choose corresponding item on the Welcome screen:
The dialog window will appear.
Choose profiling options, then press Profile.
Run applications to be profiled while the profiler is running.
They will be shown on the Welcome screen under
Monitor Local Applications:
Double click the application to connect.
Profiling will be automatically disabled when the profiler exits, and automatically enabled when the profiler starts again.
To permanently switch it off, invoke the action again and press 'Disable Now':