Open the Run window by pressing [Win]+[R] and open services.msc. In the Services window that now opens, right-click the service called Remote Registry, click Properties and then Start .
If you would like this service to be automatically started with Windows, set Startup type to Automatic and click OK.
Open the Run window again and open lusrmgr.msc. Expand the Users folder and click More Actions and then New User… Specify the same user name as for the user that will run loadUI on the client computer. When done, click Create and then Close.
Once created, double-click the new user in the list and click the Member Of tab. Click Add…, type “Performance Monitor Users” and then click OK.
Finally, click OK again to close the User Properties window.
Make sure that no firewall is blocking the port used in between the server and LoadUI. Typically the ports used are 139 and 445. When your environment is setup correctly, entering the command
typeperf -q \\server-hostname
in Windows Command Line on the loadUI computer (replace server-hostname with the actual hostname or IP of your server) should return
The command completed successfully
The available statistics is a subset (selected categories) of the counters provided by Window’s Performance Monitor (run perfmon.msc to explore these). The provided counters may vary between different Windows machines — below is a typical example of the Statistics that you get in loadUI.