Percent Signs (%) Appear on Menus for Media Clips


When you right-click a media clip, you may see
%Play% with Media Player on the shortcut menu.


When you click Object on the
Insert menu in a Microsoft Office program, you may see
%Media Clip% in the Object type list.


This problem may occur if you slipstreamed Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3) with an installation of Windows 2000.

For more information about installing Windows 2000 with a service pack and with hotfixes, see the following Microsoft Windows 2000 Web page:


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

Article ID: 811146 - Last Review: Feb 15, 2017 - Revision: 2