Article ID: 245080 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q245080
IMPORTANT: This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/EN-US/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
When you are using a computer running Windows, you may receive the following error message:
Event 2022: Server was unable to find a free connection 1 times in the last 60 seconds.
This behavior occurs because the Server service is unable to keep up with the demand for connections.
WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
To work around this issue, use the following steps:
A special resource task in the Windows service uses the MinFreeConnections and MaxFreeConnections value settings to preallocate connection objects. Under certain conditions, the demand for preallocated connection objects may exceed the default number configured in the MinFreeConnections and MaxFreeConnections value settings.
However, you may also receive the "Event 2022" error message due to certain system problems (for example, if the computer stops responding). You should correct any system problems before you consider changing the MinFreeConnections and MaxFreeConnections value settings.
For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
245077The following list shows the default MinFreeConnections and MaxFreeConnections values for each Server service optimization setting.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/245077/EN-US/ )Computer Stops Responding with Event ID 2022
Maximize Throughput for File Sharing
Maximize Throughput for Network Applications
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/232271/EN-US/ )How to Optimize Windows NT Server Using the Registry
Article ID: 245080 - Last Review: February 22, 2007 - Revision: 2.2