Page Heap Enhancements for Advanced Debugging in Windows NT4.0

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Summary

This article describes the page heap enhancements available in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6.

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Page heap enhancements available in Microsoft Windows 2000 have been added to Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6 to enable advanced debugging for potential heap corruption in applications that use large amounts of page heap, such as Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SQL, and Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS).

For example, with these enhancements, the debugger is able to initiate stack backtracing and restrict the contents of the page heap.

These page heap enhancements were added for internal use, mainly to debug computers supporting the Microsoft.com PRMD (Private Management Domain).

Windows NT Server or Workstation 4.0

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or the individual software update. For information on obtaining the latest service pack, please go to:
  • Windows Service Pack Center -or-

  • 152734how to obtain the latest windows nt 4.0 service pack
For information on obtaining the individual software update, contact Microsoft Product Support Services. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information on support costs, please go to the following address on the World Wide Web:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support

Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for 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

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition.

This problem was first corrected in Windows NT Server 4.0 Service Pack 6 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 6.

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Article ID: 241393 - Last Review: November 2, 2013 - Revision: 3.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Enterprise Edition
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