Reaper service installation issue

Aug 9, 2014 at 5:33 AM
The reaper service starts with the following error:

Log Name: Application
Source: Event Reaper
Date: 09/08/2014 15:22:58
Level: Error
Service cannot be started. System.InvalidOperationException: Cannot load Counter Name data because an invalid index '' was read from the registry.
at System.Diagnostics.PerformanceCounterLib.GetStringTable(Boolean isHelp)
at System.Diagnostics.PerformanceCounterLib.get_NameTable()
at System.Diagnostics.PerformanceCounterLib.get_CategoryTable()
at System.Diagnostics.PerformanceCounterLib.CategoryExists(String machine, String category)
at System.Diagnostics.PerformanceCounterCategory.Exists(String categoryName, String machineName)
at EventScavenger.MainReaperService.InitPerformanceCounters(String serviceSource)
at EventScavenger.EventReaperService.OnStart(String[] args)
at System.ServiceProcess.ServiceBase.ServiceQueuedMainCallback(Object state)

Any suggestion?
Aug 9, 2014 at 7:55 AM
Doing a Google search it sounds like this could be due to a corruption in your registry. See

The link also provides a possible solution how to fix it.

Hope this helps