|Last Review||:||May 28, 2007|
|•||You install Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003 Service Pack 3 (SP3).|
|•||The SMS 2003 SP3 Asset Advisor performs hardware-inventory operations.|
In this scenario, the Wmiprvse.exe process on client computers in the organization may generate high CPU usage. Sometimes, the CPU usage may spike to 100 percent.
|•||A file that is listed in one of the startup locations on the client computer contains multiple non-English languages. For example, a program file that includes mixed languages is listed in the following startup location on the client computer:
|•||The current user locale on the client computer does not match any of the languages that are used in the file from the startup location (the file that is described in the previous bullet).|
|•||The SMS_AutoStartSoftware class is enabled in the Sms_def.mof file.
Note For more information about how to determine whether this class is enabled, see the "Workaround" section.