After changing the locale on your server from English to Chinese (PRC) and setting up merge replication, if the publishing table name has Chinese characters, running the sp_MsHelpmergeconflictcounts
stored procedure against the publication will have nothing returned. You can expect conflict counts instead.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for SQL Server 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the
Microsoft Knowledge Base:
INF: How to Obtain the Latest SQL Server 2000 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in SQL Server 2000. This problem was first corrected in SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 1.