System Information Incorrectly Identifies Windows Powered Computers as Running Advanced Server

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On Windows Powered computers, the System Information snap-in reports incorrectly that the operating system is Windows 2000 Advanced Server.


This behavior occurs if you set Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) to identify operating systems and hardware.


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


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: 289192 - Last Review: October 23, 2013 - Revision: 4.2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
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