TCP/IP Stack Sends an IP Header Include Packet with IPID Being Zero but Overwrites Non-Zero IPID That You Supply

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When you send a packet with the IP Header Include option turned on and set the IPID to zero (0) in the IP header, the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) stack sends the packet without generating a new IPID and overwriting the zero value with the new IPID. If you set the IPID to a non-zero value, the stack generates a new IPID, overwrites the value that you supplied, and then sends the packet with the generated IPID.


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


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Windows 2000.

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


Article ID: 290308 - Last Review: October 23, 2013 - Revision: 3.2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
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