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(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/EN-US/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
When you attempt to add counters to the chart in Performance Monitor, the list of objects and counters may be incomplete or blank.
The Performance Monitor object and counter names are stored in the "Counters" in this Registry Key:
If the list of objects and counters available to chart in Performance Monitor is incomplete or blank, it may be because Perflib subkeys other than the 009 subkey exist. Performance Monitor only uses the contents of one <LangID> subkey. Additional subkeys under the Perflib subkey are created when the Language setting in Control Panel is modified.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \Software \Microsoft \WindowsNT \CurrentVersion \Perflib \<LangID> (LangID 009 = U.S. English)
To restore the default list of counters and objects in Performance Monitor, do either of these steps:
WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
Article ID: 127207 - Last Review: November 1, 2006 - Revision: 2.1