An application that uses an event log API in legacy Windows does not receive event information in a readable format, on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008
In a network environment, you run an application to monitor a computer that runs Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008. The application, such as Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005, SQL Server Management Studio, or .NET, uses an event log API in legacy Windows. However, the application does not receive event information in a readable format.
The affected event logs include the following:
- Descriptions of Application log events from the Microsoft-Windows-RestartManager source.
- Descriptions of Application log events from the Microsoft-Windows-ApplicationExperienceInfrastructure source.
- Descriptions of System log events from the Service Control Manager source.
- Descriptions of System log events from the Microsoft-Windows-TBS source.
Note: The hotfix that is mentioned in Knowledge Base article 961099 addresses the event sources that are related to Security event log. These event sources include the following:
For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB971330.