non localized performance counter names This topic contains 2 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by Joel Sallow 1 week, 5 days ago. Author Posts July 3, 2018 at 9:05 pm #103831 kort3xParticipant Hi everyone, is it possible to avoid using the localized names for performance counters with Get-Counter? I am using pester for some OVF checks but pester can't handle special characters (like an Umlaut) which are used in perf counter names on my German system. Thanks! July 5, 2018 at 1:34 pm #103982 Don JonesKeymaster Unfortunately the OS, not PowerShell, decides what to call the performance counters. July 5, 2018 at 4:07 pm #103994 Joel SallowParticipant You may be able to insert them as unicode escape sequences if you look up the Unicode character codes. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1056692/how-do-i-encode-unicode-character-codes-in-a-powershell-string-literal Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.