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When you run a TCP/IP sockets based program on a Windows NT computer a non- paged pool memory leak occurs. When the memory leak occurs for a while it causes Windows NT to malfunction and the following out of memory error appears in the system log:
Event ID 2019
The server was unable to allocate from the system nonpaged pool because the pool was empty.
To determine that there is a memory leak:
This problem can be caused by a TCP/IP sockets program that continuously attempts to open a socket port that does not exist.
To work around this problem, correct your TCP/IP sockets program so that it does not attempt to open the unsupported socket port.
To correct this problem, install the latest U.S. Service Pack for Windows NT version 3.51.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Windows NT version 3.51. This problem has been corrected in the latest U.S. Service Pack for Windows NT version 3.51. For information on obtaining the Service Pack, query on the following word in the Microsoft Knowledge Base (without the spaces):
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