Event ID number 2003 is logged in the Application log after you install Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2

Symptoms

After install Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2) on your computer, you run processes that use performance counters. In this scenario, the following Warning event is logged in the Application log:

Cause

This problem occurs because the size and the date of the Perfts.dll file in Windows Server 2003 SP2 do not match the size and the date that were stored earlier in the registry for the Perfts.dll file .

Resolution

To resolve this problem, follow these steps after you install Windows Server 2003 SP2:
  1. Click Start, click Run, type cmd, and then click OK.
  2. At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER.
    lodctr /T:TermService
    Note This command will modify the size and the date that are stored in the registry for the Perfts.dll file.
  3. Type exit, and then press ENTER to close the Command Prompt window.

More Information

You can safely ignore event 2003. However, when this event is logged, the performance collection of Terminal Services performance counters is slightly slower than before Windows Server 2003 SP2 was installed.
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Article ID: 932813 - Last Review: Jan 4, 2008 - Revision: 1

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