When I try to add an object to a performance counter in Performance Logs and Alerts, instead of seeing descriptions of all the various counters, I get a list of numbers.
I think this is a symptom of an event logged in the Application log on start up which states:
Event Type: Error
Event Source: LoadPerf
Event Category: None
Event ID: 3002
The performance counter explain text string value in the registry is incorrectly formatted. The bogus string is Ҩ Ҩ ƋᤈҘ Ƶ, the bogus index value is the first DWORD in Data section while the last valid index values are the second and third DWORD in Data section.
Please help and thanks in advance