FIX: A deadlock may occur when two threads call a fusion API to access the same assembly in the .NET Framework 2.0

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SYMPTOMS

When two threads call a fusion API to access the same assembly, a deadlock may occur between the two threads in the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because the common language runtime (CLR) loader calls fusion APIs in garbage collection cooperative mode.

RESOLUTION

Service pack information

This hotfix is included in Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 (SP2). To obtain the service pack from Microsoft Download Center, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=5b2c0358-915b-4eb5-9b1d-10e506da9d0f&displaylang=en

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 about software update terminology, 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

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Article ID: 936757 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 3.0
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  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
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