Error Code details
Severity: Error 
Component: Storage Foundation Windows 
Unable to open Volume Manager's VMStat.Dll to provide performance data for Volume Manager dynamic disks. The statistic module of Volume Manager was not loaded.

This message is displayed when you view or add performance counters on dynamic disks or volumes using the Performance Monitor tool.


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Last Modified: 2011-09-13 21:50:39 PST
Platform: Windows Server 2003 (x86-64), Windows Server 2003 (IA-64), Windows Server 2003 (x86-32), Windows Server 2008 (x86-64), Windows Server 2008 (IA-64), Windows Server 2008 (x86-32), Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016
Release: Generic

Note: This solution requires you to make changes to the registry. Be careful when you modify the registry. Any incorrect changes may create serious problems.


To resolve this issue:

  1. Make sure that the vmstat.dll module is in the %vmpath%\providers folder.
  2. In the registry editor, navigate to the following registry subtree: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\vxio\Performance.
  3. In the Performance subkey, delete the following values, if they exist:

    •    First Counter
    •    First Help
    •    Last Counter
    •    Last Help
  4. Restart the vxsvc service or restart the computer.


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