Percent Signs (%) Appear on Menus for Media Clips

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When you right-click a media clip, you may see %Play% with Media Player on the shortcut menu.


When you click Object on the Insert menu in a Microsoft Office program, you may see %Media Clip% in the Object type list.


This problem may occur if you slipstreamed Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3) with an installation of Windows 2000.

For more information about installing Windows 2000 with a service pack and with hotfixes, see the following Microsoft Windows 2000 Web page:


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 4.


Article ID: 811146 - Last Review: October 26, 2006 - Revision: 3.2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
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