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When you try to set up performance counter logs by using Performance Monitor in Microsoft Management Console (MMC), the existing counters may appear as garbled characters.
This behavior can occur if Windows 2000 is viewing a Microsoft Windows XP performance log that is in a different localized (language) version.
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:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/260910/EN-US/ )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 3.
Article ID: 305049 - Last Review: October 24, 2013 - Revision: 3.2