The subject error is caused by missing registry values in the Windows 2000 computer registry.

To resolve the problem:

1. Copy / Paste the following to a RemoteEVT.reg file:

REGEDIT4

\[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Eventlog\Application\Application\]
"CategoryCount"=dword:00000007
"CategoryMessageFile"=hex(2):25,53,79,73,74,65,6d,52,6f,6f,74,25,5c,73,79,73,  74,65,6d,33,32,5c,65,76,65,6e,74,6c,6f,67,2e,64,6c,6c,00

\[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Eventlog\Security\Security\]
"CategoryCount"=dword:00000009
"CategoryMessageFile"=hex(2):25,53,79,73,74,65,6d,52,6f,6f,74,25,5c,53,79,73,  74,65,6d,33,32,5c,4d,73,41,75,64,69,74,45,2e,64,6c,6c,00

\[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Eventlog\System\System\]
"CategoryCount"=dword:00000007
"CategoryMessageFile"=hex(2):25,53,79,73,74,65,6d,52,6f,6f,74,25,5c,73,79,73,  74,65,6d,33,32,5c,65,76,65,6e,74,6c,6f,67,2e,64,6c,6c,00
2. Merge the RemoteEVT.reg file with the Windows 2000 registry.