Windows Management Instrumentation Cannot Register Permanent Event Consumer with Dynamic Classes

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Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) in Windows XP may not successfully register permanent event consumers. This problem is specific to permanent event consumers that receive intrinsic events from dynamically-generated classes (class provider). Note that this problem does not affect temporary event consumers.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to Obtain the Latest Windows XP Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date         Time      Version      Size     File name   ---------------------------------------------------------   09-Apr-2002  14:54:08  5.1.2600.42  407,552  Wmiprvsd.dll   09-Apr-2002  14:54:08  5.1.2600.42  203,264  Wmiprvse.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 XP Service Pack 1.

Article ID: 319322 - Last Review: 12/07/2015 09:15:09 - Revision: 1.2

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