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error during calibration RRS feed

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  • The monitor will turn off and change brightness. PLEASE DO NOT USE THE MOUSE, KEYBOARD, or other input devices. Starting calibration.

    Phase 1: Preparing system (may take several minutes) ...

    Phase 2: Loading system ...

    Estimated completion time: 2/5/2012 12:01:14 PM

    Joulemeter error: Could not Read Category Index: 13524.

    Error details:    at System.Diagnostics.CategorySample..ctor(Byte[] data, CategoryEntry entry, PerformanceCounterLib library)
       at System.Diagnostics.PerformanceCounterLib.GetCategorySample(String category)
       at System.Diagnostics.PerformanceCounterLib.GetCategorySample(String machine, String category)
       at System.Diagnostics.PerformanceCounterCategory.InstanceExists(String instanceName)
       at System.Diagnostics.PerformanceCounterCategory.InstanceExists(String instanceName, String categoryName, String machineName)
       at System.Diagnostics.PerformanceCounterCategory.InstanceExists(String instanceName, String categoryName)
       at Microsoft.Research.Joulemeter.ResourceTracer.FindFrequencyCounter()
       at Microsoft.Research.Joulemeter.ResourceTracer..ctor(MachineType machineType, List`1 powerMeters, String vmName, Int32 numVPs)
       at Microsoft.Research.Joulemeter.ResourceTracer..ctor(MachineType machineType, List`1 powerMeters)
       at Microsoft.Research.Joulemeter.ResourceTracer..ctor(MachineType machineType, List`1 powerMeters, Object syncMonitorLock)
       at JoulemeterWebDownload.MainWindow.RunCalibration(Object meterSelectedIndex)

    Notes: Events . MachineInfos OK. PowerInfos . PowerModelCPUs . PowerModelMonitors . PowerModelSystems . PowerRequests . PowerWakeTimers . SystemMeasurements

     

    can you please tell me how to fix this problem? I am doing my final year project on energy management in a pc/laptop and i was thinking of using joulemeter as a means to check the power usage of a pc/laptop under different applications. I would be grateful if u could reply me as soon as possible. thank you.

    Sunday, February 5, 2012 8:26 AM