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Performance Monitor May Display Incorrect Data When You Log Data from Multiple Computers

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When you are using the Performance Monitor (Perfmon4.exe) utility from the Microsoft Windows 2000 Resource Kit, Performance Monitor may display some data incorrectly if you log data from multiple computers into the Perfmon log file. When you open the Perfmon log file in Performance Monitor and add the counters from all of the computers to view the data, Performance Monitor may show every ninety-ninth data sample for all the counters with zero data.

Performance Monitor shows correct data for all of the counters from the computer whose data is logged first in the Perfmon log file.
When you log data from multiple computers into the Perfmon log files, Performance Monitor does not handle the logging correctly.
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    Size      File name   -------------------------------------------   21.10.2000   01:36   166,672   Perfmon4.exe				

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: 276451 - Last Review: 10/21/2013 02:36:42 - Revision: 3.3

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

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