Possible Handle Leak in Regsvc.exe

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A handle count leak in the Regsvc.exe service may occur on a Windows 2000-based computer while the computer is being remotely monitored by more than one instance of Sysmon.
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 theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date      Time    Version        Size   File name   ---------------------------------------------------   4/7/2001  2:20pm  5.0.2195.2004  10 KB  Aspperf.dll				

To prevent this issue from occurring, monitor performance counters locally from the console rather than remotely.
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 2.
For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
249149 Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes

Article ID: 261004 - Last Review: 10/20/2013 19:42:09 - Revision: 3.3

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition

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