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Article ID: 950375 - Last Review: May 11, 2015 - Revision: 4.0


After you install Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Windows Server 2008, the following WMI error is logged in the Application log:

Log Name: Application
Source: Microsoft-Windows-WMI
Date: 1/18/2008 2:37:27 PM
Event ID: 10
Task Category: None
Level: Error
Keywords: Classic
Description: Event filter with query "SELECT * FROM __InstanceModificationEvent WITHIN 60 WHERE TargetInstance ISA "Win32_Processor" AND TargetInstance.LoadPercentage > 99" could not be reactivated in namespace "//./root/CIMV2" because of error 0x80041003. Events cannot be delivered through this filter until the problem is corrected.

When you click the Details tab in the error message and then select the XML view, you receive the following error message:

Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="">
    <Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-WMI" Guid="{1edeee53-0afe-4609-b846-d8c0b2075b1f}" EventSourceName="WinMgmt" />
    <EventID Qualifiers="49152">10</EventID>
    <TimeCreated SystemTime="2008-01-18T22:37:27.000Z" />
    <Correlation />
    <Execution ProcessID="0" ThreadID="0" />
    <Security />
    <Data>SELECT * FROM __InstanceModificationEvent WITHIN 60 WHERE TargetInstance ISA "Win32_Processor" AND TargetInstance.LoadPercentage &gt; 99</Data>


This problem occurs if the WMI filter is accessed without sufficient permission.


To resolve this problem, run the script that is provided at the following Script Center website:

Event ID 10 is logged in the Application log on Windows Vista (
This problem also occurs in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. To resolve the problem in those systems, use the Fix it solution that is available in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:

More information

This particular Event ID 10 error message listed above can be safely ignored, this is not indicative of a problem with the Service Pack or with the operating system.

Applies to
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Starter
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems
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