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Your computer sends one gratuitous ARP packet after you disable gratuitous ARP function
Article ID: 830878 - View products that this article applies to.
Your computer sends one gratuitous Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) packet after you try to disable the gratuitous ARP function in Microsoft Windows 2000, as described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/280524/ )Disabling the gratuitous ARP functionality in Windows 2000
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/219374/ )How to disable the gratuitous ARP function
This problem may occur when your computer is configured to use a static IP address.
Hotfix InformationA supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
PrerequisitesMicrosoft Windows 2000
Restart RequirementYou must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix Replacement InformationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File InformationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File name -------------------------------------------------------------- 21-Sep-2003 00:41 5.0.2195.6824 118,960 Afd.sys 23-Oct-2003 22:30 5.0.2195.6824 105,232 Msafd.dll 23-Oct-2003 22:13 5.0.2195.6867 318,480 Tcpip.sys 21-Sep-2003 00:41 5.0.2195.6824 16,240 Tdi.sys 23-Oct-2003 22:30 5.0.2195.6824 17,680 Wshtcpip.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.
For additional information about how hotfix packages are named, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
816915For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816915/ )New naming schema for Microsoft Windows hotfix packages
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software
Article ID: 830878 - Last Review: February 21, 2007 - Revision: 2.6