The base memory address setting of the Samlib.dll file in Windows Server 2003 may interfere with programs that require a large shared memory setting

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SYMPTOMS

The Samlib.dll file in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 uses a base memory address of 0x5ccf0000. The low base memory address of the Samlib.dll file in Windows Server 2003 may interfere with programs that require a large shared memory setting.

RESOLUTION

Windows Server 2003 original release version hotfix information

A 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. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

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, contact 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:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) 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.

Windows Server 2003, 32-bit versions

   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name
   --------------------------------------------------------------
   13-Aug-2004  09:26  5.2.3790.196       50,176  Samlib.dll     

Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems

   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name
   --------------------------------------------------------------
   20-Apr-2005  20:27  5.2.3790.313      108,544  Samlib.dll       IA-64
   20-Apr-2005  20:27  5.2.3790.313       50,176  Wsamlib.dll      x86


Important This hotfix was not included in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1). Therefore, if you install this hotfix on the original release version of Windows Server 2003 and then you upgrade to Windows Server 2003 SP1, you must then install the Windows Server 2003 SP1 version of the hotfix.

Windows Server 2003 SP1 hotfix information

A 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. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

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, contact 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:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

To install this hotfix, you must be running Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1).

For more information about how to obtain Windows Server 2003 SP1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
889100 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003

Restart requirement

You must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) 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.

Windows Server 2003, 32-bit versions

   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name
   --------------------------------------------------------------
   20-Apr-2005  20:12  5.2.3790.2425      47,616  Samlib.dll       

Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems

   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name
   --------------------------------------------------------------
   20-Apr-2005  20:27  5.2.3790.2425     110,080  Samlib.dll       IA-64
   20-Apr-2005  20:27  5.2.3790.2425      47,616  Wsamlib.dll      x86

Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition

   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name
   --------------------------------------------------------------
   20-Apr-2005  20:26  5.2.3790.2425      70,656  Samlib.dll       
   20-Apr-2005  20:26  5.2.3790.2425      47,616  Wsamlib.dll   

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Properties

Article ID: 873453 - Last Review: October 11, 2007 - Revision: 2.11
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
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