The Messenger Service Does Not Run Completely and Generates an Access Violation

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SYMPTOMS

When the Messenger service (Services.exe) runs against clusters on a computer that runs Windows 2000 Server Service Pack 1, the process may not be completed and may produce an access violation.

CAUSE

This behavior can occur because a break in the code causes a race condition when Services.exe runs against clusters.

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.

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Article ID: 296758 - 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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