Denial of Service Can Occur When Temporary Files Use Up Paged Pool Memory

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SYMPTOMS

When there are a large number of files that have the FILE_ATTRIBUTE_TEMPORARY attribute, the paged pool memory is used up because the cache manager keeps the files dirty in the cache. This situation can cause a denial of service.

RESOLUTION

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

STATUS

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.

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Article ID: 289176 - Last Review: October 23, 2013 - Revision: 3.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
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