Existing Counters Appear as Garbled Characters After You Set Up Performance Counter Logs

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SYMPTOMS

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.

CAUSE

This behavior can occur if Windows 2000 is viewing a Microsoft Windows XP performance log that is in a different localized (language) version.

RESOLUTION

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

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Windows 2000. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 3.

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Article ID: 305049 - Last Review: October 24, 2013 - Revision: 3.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 2
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