You log on to a remote computer that is running Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2) or Windows Vista SP2 by using a user account.
The user account is a member of the Event Log Readers group on the remote computer.
You open the security event log.
In this scenario, the description of each log is not displayed correctly. For example, the description of each log resembles the following:
The description for Event ID 4624 from source Microsoft-Windows-Security-Auditing cannot be found. Either the component that raises this event is not installed on your local computer or the installation is corrupted. You can install or repair the component on the local computer.
Note This issue also occurs when update 961099 is installed on a remote computer that does not have SP2 installed.
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756 How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
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