Installing a WMI-Enabled Program Generates No Events

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When you install a Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)-enabled program on a computer that is running Windows 2000 Server, no events may be generated.


This behavior can occur because the WMI management tool that you installed reinstalls the WMI schema.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
To resolve this behavior, restart the Windows 2000 Server-based computer.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Windows 2000.

This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.


Article ID: 289181 - Last Review: October 23, 2013 - Revision: 3.2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
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