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If a COM+ component (Component1) is marked as single-threaded apartment (STA), when Component1 is instantiated by an STA thread that is not from the COM+ STA thread pool, Component1 is not created in the caller's thread. In other words, Component1 is bound with one of the threads from the COM+ STA thread pool.
When the object from Component1 is instantiated from an STA, the apartment of the caller's thread is only checked if it is in the COM+ STA thread pool. If possible, create all COM+ objects that live on STA threads in the caller's thread. This bug violates this COM+ rule.
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:
260910This fix is included with the fixes that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/260910/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/299407/EN-US/ )INFO: Post Windows 2000 Service Pack 2 COM+ Rollup Hotfix 13 Is Available
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.
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