WINDOWS PERFORMANCE MONITOR: “UNABLE TO ADD THESE COUNTERS”


Issue Statement: While opening Windows Performance Monitor: “Unable to add these counters” on Windows 2008 and Windows 2012 R2 servers.

\Memory\Available MBytes
\Memory\% Committed Bytes In Use
\Memory\Cache Faults/sec
\Memory\Cache Faults/sec
\PhysicalDisk(*)\%Idle Time
\PhysicalDisk(*)\Avg. Disk Queue Length
\Network Interface(*)\Bytes Total/sec”

Solution : Rebuild Performance Counters with LODCTR

1. Launch Command Prompt as Administrator (right click Runs As Administrator).
2. Drop into the C:\WINDOWS\System32 directory by typing CD\ then CD Windows\System32
3. To rebuild your resource counters type the following command:
lodctr /r

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