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Event ID: 1228 Source: NTDSGeneral

Source
Level
Description
System Monitor was unable to open Active Directory performance counters. An attempt to query the following performance counter registry key failed.

Registry key:
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\NTDS\Performance\First Counter

Additional Data
Error value:
2 The system cannot find the file specified.
Comments
 
From a newsgroup post: "To reload the NTDS extensible counter (one that is not installed by default on a Windows 2000 installation, since NTDS is installed during promotion to a DC) perform the following steps:
1. Open a command prompt window.
2. At the command prompt, enter "cd %Systemroot%\System32"
3. Enter the following line: "lodctr ntdsctrs.ini"

Refer to KB article ME300956 for this and more info on rebuilding performance counters".

Verify that the registry key exists.

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