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Event ID 2006 — Performance Counter Loading

Updated: August 5, 2011

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

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Performance counters are collected and used by services and applications. If they are installed incorrectly or with improper permissions, performance counters cannot be loaded, and services or applications cannot collect or interpret the data.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 2006
Source: Microsoft-Windows-LoadPerf
Version: 6.1
Symbolic Name: LDPRFMSG_CORRUPT_PERFLIB_INDEX
Message: The LastCounter and LastHelp values of the performance registry are corrupted and need to be updated. The first and second DWORDs in the Data Section contain the original LastCounter and LastHelp values, respectively, while the third and forth DWORDs in the Data Section contain the updated new values.

Resolve

Rebuild the list of available counters

Membership in the local Administrators group is required to complete this procedure.

To rebuild the list of counters in the registry:

  1. Click Start, expand All Programs, and expand Accessories.
  2. Right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator.
  3. At the command prompt, type lodctr /r, and then press ENTER.

Verify

You can use Windows Reliability and Performance Monitor to verify that netowkr performance counters are properly collected and displayed in a Performance Monitor graph. In addition, you can use the typeperf command to get a list of the available counters on the local system.

Membership in the local Administrators group is required to complete these procedures.

View counters in Performance Monitor

To view counters in Performance Monitor:

  1. On the computer where you want to view counters, click Start. In the Start Search text box, type perfmon.exe, and then press ENTER.
  2. In the navigation pane, expand Monitoring Tools, and then click Performance Monitor.
  3. Click the Add button to open a list of available performance counters.
  4. In the Add Counters dialog box, you can click Help for more information on adding counters. When you have finished adding counters to the list, click OK.
  5. Verify that the performance counters you selected are displayed in the Performance Monitor graph.

View a list of counters using the typeperf command

To view a list of counters at the command prompt:

  1. Click Start, click All Programs, and click Accessories. Right-click Command Prompt, and click Run as administrator.
  2. At the command prompt, type typeperf -qx and press ENTER.
  3. Verify that the performance counter list contains expected values.

Related Management Information

Performance Counter Loading

Management Infrastructure

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