"NET SEND" to Windows 2000-Based Computer May Not Succeed

SYMPTOMS

The net send command might not work after the first message when you send messages at short intervals to a computer that is running Windows 2000. This problem is likely to occur if several clients send messages to a user at the same time.

When this problem occurs, the following error message is generated on the client that sends the message:

An error occurred while sending a message to Computer Name.
The message alias could not be found on the network.
More help is available by typing NET HELPMSG 2273.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the
Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:


Date Time Version Size File name
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05/26/2000 02:10p 5.0.2195.2096 34,064 Msgsvc.dll

Install this hotfix on the Windows 2000-based computer that receives the messages.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.

MORE INFORMATION

For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the article number below
to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

249149 Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes
Eigenschaften

Artikelnummer: 263464 – Letzte Überarbeitung: 14.02.2017 – Revision: 1

Microsoft Windows 2000 Enterprise Edition, Microsoft Windows 2000 Enterprise Edition, Microsoft Windows 2000 Enterprise Edition, Microsoft Windows 2000 Enterprise Edition, Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition

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