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Article ID: 319322 - Last Review: October 25, 2006 - Revision: 1.2

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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 the Microsoft 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.

  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
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