EventLogLevel Registry Setting Does Not Suppress All Event Messages for Extensible Counters as Expected

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SYMPTOMS

After you suppress performance library (perflib) event messages by setting the
EventLogLevel
registry setting as described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article, perflib continues to log event messages:

226494 INFO: Events for Performance Monitor Extensions
Note The information in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 226494 only affects messages that perflib reports. For example, an Event ID 1008 message has output similar to the following:

Event Type: Error
Event Source: Perflib
Event Category: None
Event ID: 1008
Date: 10/28/2002
Time: 1:00:0 PM
User: N/A
Computer: server
Description:
The Open Procedure for service "PerfDisk" in DLL "D:\WINNT\system32\perfdisk.dll" failed. Performance data for this service will not be available. Status code returned is data DWORD 0.
Data: 0000: 68 10 00 00 h...

CAUSE

This problem occurs because perflib does not check the EventLogLevel registry setting in all error paths.

RESOLUTION

Service Pack Information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft 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

Hotfix Information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.Note This fix only affects error messages that Event Source perflib reports.
The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version        Size     File name
   --------------------------------------------------------
   27-Nov-2002  09:17  5.0.2195.6109  124,688  Adsldp.dll
   27-Nov-2002  09:17  5.0.2195.5781  131,344  Adsldpc.dll
   27-Nov-2002  09:17  5.0.2195.6109   62,736  Adsmsext.dll
   27-Nov-2002  09:17  5.0.2195.6143  358,672  Advapi32.dll
   27-Nov-2002  09:17  5.0.2195.6094   49,936  Browser.dll
   27-Nov-2002  09:17  5.0.2195.6143  135,952  Dnsapi.dll
   27-Nov-2002  09:17  5.0.2195.6134   96,016  Dnsrslvr.dll
   27-Nov-2002  09:17  5.0.2195.6125   45,328  Eventlog.dll
   27-Nov-2002  09:17  5.0.2195.6137  147,216  Kdcsvc.dll
   22-Nov-2002  07:45  5.0.2195.6137  203,536  Kerberos.dll
   21-Aug-2002  05:27  5.0.2195.6023   71,248  Ksecdd.sys
   21-Nov-2002  06:15  5.0.2195.6136  507,664  Lsasrv.dll
   21-Nov-2002  06:15  5.0.2195.6136   33,552  Lsass.exe
   22-Nov-2002  07:20  5.0.2195.6137  109,328  Msv1_0.dll
   27-Nov-2002  09:17  5.0.2195.5979  307,472  Netapi32.dll
   27-Nov-2002  09:17  5.0.2195.6075  360,720  Netlogon.dll
   27-Nov-2002  09:17  5.0.2195.6136  921,872  Ntdsa.dll
   27-Nov-2002  09:13  5.0.2195.6143   66,832  Regsvc.exe
   27-Nov-2002  09:17  5.0.2195.6100  389,392  Samsrv.dll
   27-Nov-2002  09:17  5.0.2195.6120  130,320  Scecli.dll
   27-Nov-2002  09:17  5.0.2195.6120  303,888  Scesrv.dll
   22-Nov-2002  15:03  5.0.2195.6129  146,432  Sp3res.dll
   27-Nov-2002  09:17  5.0.2195.5859   48,912  W32time.dll
   04-Jun-2002  10:32  5.0.2195.5859   57,104  W32tm.exe
   27-Nov-2002  09:17  5.0.2195.6100  126,224  Wldap32.dll

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4.

MORE INFORMATION

For additional information about how to obtain a hotfix for Windows 2000 Datacenter Server, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
265173 The Datacenter Program and Windows 2000 Datacenter Server Product
For additional information about how to install multiple hotfixes with only one restart, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
296861 How to Install Multiple Windows Updates or Hotfixes with Only One Reboot

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Article ID: 811066 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 2.9
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP3
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP1
Keywords: 
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