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You may experience an unexpected Application Domain (AppDomain) restart in a Microsoft ASP.NET Web application that is based on the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0. Additionally, an event that resembles the following may be logged in the System log:
_shutDownMessage=Overwhelming Change Notification in DirectoryPath
A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 service pack that contains this hotfix.
To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
PrerequisitesYou must have the .NET Framework 2.0 installed before you apply this hotfix.
Restart informationYou do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix replaces the following hotfixes:
Registry informationYou do not have to create or modify any registry keys to enable any hotfixes that this hotfix package contains.
Hotfix file informationThe global 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 item in Control Panel.
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates