The COM+ (Dllhost.exe) Process Loads the Latest Version of .NET Runtime During Remote Client Activations

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The COM+ (Dllhost.exe) process loads the latest version of .NET Runtime during remote client activations. Dllhost.exe must load the version of .NET Runtime that the client application is linked with.


By default, DLLGetClassObject loads .NET Runtime when remote client activations arrive at mscoree!DllGetClassObject.


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To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft 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 Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4.


In mscoree!DllGetClassObject, Dllhost.exe uses GetRequestedRuntimeVersionForCLSID to ask Mscoree.dll what version of .NET Runtime to load before it activates a managed component.


Article ID: 328925 - Last Review: August 14, 2003 - Revision: 1.0
  • Microsoft COM+ 1.0, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 2
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
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