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HOWTO fix Performance Monitor ‘unable to add counter’ errors

Several days ago, I started Performance Monitor, and I tripped the following error: Unable to add these counters: \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 Looking around, I found and followed this article. The Solution I fixed the problem by executing the following command from an administrative Command Prompt window: lodctr /r … Continue reading HOWTO fix Performance Monitor ‘unable to add counter’ errors »

HOWTO reset Windows Update client

In our lab, we had a few machines with different Windows Update problems. Some PCs don’t accept anything from our WSUS server, some others seem to have other problems that prevent Windows Update working. I ran the system and MS troubleshooters, but the problems weren’t solved. In all cases, the OSes seem to be healthy. Solution I had a long investigation phase, but I didn’t … Continue reading HOWTO reset Windows Update client »