XL2000: Processor Spikes at 100 Percent When You Click AutoFilter Arrow

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SYMPTOMS
In Microsoft Excel 2000, when you click the arrow for a filtered list, the processor usage spikes to 100 percent.

In Microsoft Excel 2002, the processor returns to its usual state when a mouse-over event occurs. However, in Excel 2000, the processor level remains at 100 percent until you select something or dismiss the drop-down menu. This behavior can cause performance issues under Microsoft Terminal Server.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
276367 OFF2000: How to Obtain the Latest Office 2000 Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version    Size       File name        ---------------------------------------------------------   01-Jul-2002  09:42             1,865,364  Excel.msp   01-Jul-2002  10:58             4,470,636  Excel_admin.msp				
After the hotfix is installed, the English version of this fix will have the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version     Size       File name        ----------------------------------------------------   29-Jun-2002  03:16  9.0.0.6627  7,163,949  Excel.exe 				

STATUS
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 Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP-3).
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Article ID: 323785 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 17:13:36 - Revision: 4.1

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