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(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/EN-US/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
Windows 2000 does not seem to include a way for adding recipients to receive Administrative alerts. There is no obvious Windows 2000 administrative tool or Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in to configure Alerter service recipients.
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Although there is no new method of managing recipients for alerts, Windows 2000 Server products contain a new version of the Server Manager tool to administer Windows NT domains and computers. The program file is named Srvmgr.exe; you can use it to add Administrative alert recipients to and remove Administrative alert recipients from the local Windows 2000-based computer's Alerter service.
Note that Windows 2000 Professional does not include the Srvmgr.exe utility. To add Alerter service recipients for Windows 2000 Professional-based computers, you must add them manually using Registry Editor.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
Article ID: 243625 - Last Review: October 22, 2013 - Revision: 3.2