The Windows 2000 Server-based Terminal server stops responding and your CPU usage for the System process approaches 100 percent when you connect to the Windows 2000 Server-based Terminal server

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Symptoms

When you connect to a Microsoft Windows 2000 Server-based Terminal server by using a Terminal Services session, the Windows 2000 Server-based Terminal server stops responding. Your CPU usage for the System process approaches 100 percent.

Resolution

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.

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:
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 apply this hotfix, you must have Windows 2000 Server Service Pack 3 (SP3) installed.

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.
    Date         Time   Version            Size    File name
   --------------------------------------------------------------
   18-Nov-2004  21:31  5.0.2195.7000     409,424  Mrxsmb.sys
   18-Nov-2004  21:31  5.0.2195.7000     170,128  Rdbss.sys

Status

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

References

For additional information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
816915 New file naming schema for Microsoft Windows software update packages
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Properties

Article ID: 889081 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 2.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
Keywords: 
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