After upgrading to Windows 2000, the following event is seen in the Application Event Log:
According to Microsoft, it is caused by a problem in the WMI Performance Library Dredger. It is supposed to be resolved by running at the commandline:
Event Type: Error
Event Source: WinMgmt
Event Category: None
Event ID: 37
Time: 10:05:55 AM
Description: WMI ADAP was unable to load the perfproc.dll
performance library due to an unknown problem within
the library: 0x0
winmgmt /resyncperf -p processID
where processID is the processID of the running WINMGMT process.
And of course, you can simply ignore the error message. Your system is running normally.
For more information, see How to Troubleshoot WinMgmt-Based Performance Counter Errors