The Data Collector Set may not start on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista
Consider the following scenario:
- You create a new Data Collector Set by using the Performance Monitor tool on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista.
- You add some performance counters to the created Data Collector Set.
- You schedule the new Data Collector Set to run regularly.
In this scenario, the Data Collector Set may not start.
For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB974605.