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When you install Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Provider on a computer that is running an x64-based version of Windows Server 2003, the following event is logged many times in the Application event log:
Event Type: Error Event Source: WinMgmt Event ID: 24 Description: Event provider attempted to register query "select * from SnmpNotification" whose target class "SnmpNotification" does not exist. The query will be ignored.
This event occurs because the installation queries a path that is only populated at run time.
You can safely ignore this event.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Datacenter x64 Edition, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise x64 Edition, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard x64 Edition, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1