FIX: Page Allocator Returns a Block of Memory That Is Not Writable

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SYMPTOMS

DLLHost.Exe quits unexpectedly (crashes), and then a new process is created.

CAUSE

The internal page allocator is returning a block of memory that is not writable. Instead of returning a pointer to an object, the internal page allocator is returning a pointer to the v-table of an object.

RESOLUTION

Service Pack Information

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

Hotfix Information

This hotfix is available in the COM+ Hotfix rollup package 23. For additional information, and to obtain this hotfix, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
330081 INFO: Availability of Windows 2000 Post-Service Pack 3 COM+ Hotfix

STATUS

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.

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Article ID: 329542 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 1.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
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