FIX: Memory Leak When Security Is Enabled on COM+ Component

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If security is enabled on a COM+ server program, when methods of a component's different instances in the program are repeatedly accessed, the Dllhost.exe process may leak memory (private bytes).


The problem occurs because allocated memory is never released or reused when it is repeatedly being accessed by the COM+ program, causing private bytes to increase.


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 the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 3.


Article ID: 293646 - Last Review: February 28, 2014 - Revision: 3.2
  • Microsoft COM+ 1.0, when used with:
    • the operating system: Microsoft Windows 2000
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