Access Violation in win32k!DesktopAlloc with Null Heap Pointer

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You may receive the following error message on a blue screen on a Windows 2000 Server-based computer that is running Terminal Services:


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
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date      Time   Size       File name 
   19/09/00  15:09    222,480  Gdi32.dll 
   19/09/00  15:46    379,152  User32.dll
   18/10/00  14:15  1,639,760  Win32k.sys
   14/09/00  00:00    243,472  Winsrv.dll
   18/10/00  14:18  1,639,760  Win32k.sys
   14/09/00  01:27      3,584  Spmsg.dll
For debugging purposes you should reinstall this hotfix if you are submitting a dump file.


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 2.


For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
249149 Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes


Article ID: 273632 - Last Review: October 27, 2006 - Revision: 1.2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
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