System Hangs If Services.exe Experiences an Access Violation

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Symptoms

The system may stop responding (hang) if Services.exe experiences an access violation. The only option is to reboot the computer.

Cause

This can occur if a malicious or improperly written program or utility passes an invalid parameter to the NetUseEnum function.

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 Microsoft Windows 2000.

This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.

Properties

Article ID: 289179 - Last Review: November 2, 2013 - Revision: 4.0
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