New Window From Here Option in MMC May Cause Fatal Error

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In the Internet Information Server 4.0 Microsoft Management Console (MMC), if you select the New Windows From Here option for a virtual directory and then minimize the window or delete the virtual directory, the MMC may stop responding.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack


Use the CTRL+ALT+Delete key combination to start Task Manager. On the Applications tab, select the Microsoft Management Console application, and then click End Task.


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Internet Information Server version 4.0. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.


Article ID: 194393 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 5.0
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