The memory leak occurs when the following conditions are true:
- Remote Desktop connections to the computer are enabled.
- Group Policy objects that are applied to the computer contain settings in the Administrative Templates section.
- Group Policy for the registry client-side extension is configured to "apply even if the policy objects have not changed", or a force refresh flag is passed to the client-side extension.
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
To resolve this problem, contact Microsoft Customer Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft website:Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.
PrerequisitesTo apply this hotfix, you must be running Windows Embedded Standard 2009.
Registry informationTo apply this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
Restart requirementYou must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.
Article ID: 2929729 - Last Review: 12 Mar 2014 - Revision: 1