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BUG #: 235555 (SHILOH)
In the SQL Server Books Online topic Using SQL Server Objects, SQL Server object names are all listed as beginning with "SQL Server"; however, for SQL Server 2000 named instances the SQL Server object names actually show up in Performance Monitor as "MSSQL$InstanceName." If there is a SQL Server 7.0 instance or default SQL Server 2000 instance on the same computer as one or more SQL Server 2000 instances, the SQL Server 7.0 or default SQL Server 2000 instance counters show up as "SQL Server."
In this example, the SQL Server 2000 Instance Name is SQL1: