Availability of Windows XP COM+ Hotfix Rollup Package 9


This article lists the COM+ bugs that are fixed in the Windows XP post-Service Pack 2 (SP2) COM+ Hotfix Rollup Package 9. Each package contains all the fixes that were released in the earlier Windows XP post-Service Pack 2 (SP2) COM+ hotfix rollup packages.

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Issues that are fixed in this hotfix rollup package

The following issues are also fixed in this hotfix rollup package. These issues were not documented in an earlier Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
  • When you call the xa_open function in a client process to open an XA connection, a memory leak occurs. This problem occurs when Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator (DTC) is not online. BUG #: 117252 (Windows SE)
  • When you call the xa_commit function in a client process to perform a commit, a memory leak occurs. This problem occurs when the exchange identification (XID) is not valid. BUG #: 117254 (Windows SE)
  • A NonRoot COM+ component shutdown causes a transaction to end before the Tx Timeout expires. BUG #: 117228 (Windows SE)
  • The xa_rollback function call is not always sent when you perform a rollback with an Oracle-linked server from Microsoft SQL Server. BUG #: 117249 (Windows SE)
  • When you try call a remote COM+ application, an event that is similar to the following is logged in the Application log on the client computer: BUG #: 137047 (Windows SE)
  • On a computer that is running Microsoft Windows XP with SP2 installed, when you programmatically try to access a remote computer that is running Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) by using the IIS COM API, you cannot connect to the remote IIS service. When this problem occurs, you receive the following error message:
    A secure communications channel could not be established with the target server. MD_ERROR_SECURE_CHANNEL_FAILURE 800CC806L -2146646010
    BUG #: 129525 (Windows SE)
  • You experience a memory leak in the rpcss!RegisterAuthInfoIfNecessary process if Microsoft Remote Procedure Call Server Service (RPCSS) services are not registered. This problem occurs when you start a local COM server.

    Note This problem may occur in Microsoft Windows XP Embedded. In Microsoft Windows XP Embedded, you can create an image without using RPCSS services. BUG #: 110643 (Windows SE)
  • Unhandled access violation (C0000005) COM calls may cause the CoUninitialize function to be repeatedly called. When this problem occurs, the COM+ application stops responding (hangs), and high CPU usage occurs. BUG #: 132866 (Windows SE)
  • If you call the Dispose method on a serviced component while the component is in a transaction state, a ComException (CONTEXT_E_ABORTING) is thrown. When this problem occurs, you receive the following error message:
    You made a method call on a COM+ component that has a transaction that has already aborted or in the process of aborting. 8004e003 -2147164157

    BUG #: 133824 (Windows SE)
  • If your Windows XP SP2-base computer has a computer name that contains multibyte characters, and you try to perform a distributed transaction, the following event is logged in the Application log: Additionally, the following event is logged in the System log: BUG #: 136920 (Windows SE)
  • When you call the CoEnterServiceDomain function in a context that includes an aborted transaction, the Services Without Components (SWC) infrastructure is left in an unrecoverable and inconsistent state. When this problem occurs, you receive the following error message:
    There is no MTS object context CONTEXT_E_NOCONTEXT 8004E004 -2147164156

    BUG #: 137267 (Windows SE)
  • When Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator (DTC) is disabled on startup, you cannot use DCOM Config to change properties. When you try to change properties, the Properties option is not available. BUG #: 143663 (Windows SE)
  • A COM+ application stops responding at startup because a deadlock occurs with the Service Control Manager (SCM). This problem occurs when the COM+ application does not have dependencies set up for either the COM+ System Application or the Distributed Transaction Coordinator (DTC). BUG #: 150910 (Windows SE)
  • You may experience heap corruption in RPCSS when a low-memory condition or an out-of-memory condition exists. BUG #: 153476 (Windows SE)
  • If you call the GetClipboardData function to retrieve the contents of the clipboard, and the clipboard uses the OwnerLink data format, the function returns null. BUG #: 156141 (Windows SE)
  • COM+ operations and DTC operations may take a long time to run during the commit phase of a transaction. BUG #: 125942 (Windows SE)
  • A memory leak may occur in Ole32.dll when you use a proxy dynamic link library or a stub dynamic link library. BUG #: 115036 (Windows SE)
  • This hotfix rollup package adds the COMBND_SERVER_LOCALITY option for the IRpcOptions::Query Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) method. WMI uses this option to determine whether a WMI connection is local or remote.
    BUG #: 132961 (Windows SE)
  • COM and DCOM object activation through a session moniker fails in a remote console session in Windows XP. BUG #: 154891 (Windows SE)
The following issues are also fixed in this hotfix rollup package. These issues are documented in Microsoft Knowledge Base articles.

More Information

Hotfix rollup package 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. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

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, contact 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: 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.


To apply this hotfix rollup package, you must be running Microsoft Windows XP with SP2. For more information about how to obtain the latest service pack for Windows XP, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

322389 How to obtain the latest Windows XP service pack

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Restart information

You must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix rollup package.

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Registry information

You do not have to create or modify any registry keys to enable any hotfixes that this hotfix rollup package contains.

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Hotfix file information

The English version of this hotfix rollup package 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.
Windows XP, 32-bit versions
   Date         Time   Version          Size       File name
09-Mar-2005 17:24 2001.12.4414.55 225,280 Catsrv.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:24 2001.12.4414.55 584,192 Catsrvut.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:24 2001.12.4414.55 110,080 Clbcatex.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:24 2001.12.4414.55 499,712 Clbcatq.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:24 2001.12.4414.55 64,000 Colbact.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:24 2001.12.4414.55 187,904 Comadmin.dll
09-Mar-2005 00:13 2001.12.4414.55 8,192 Comrepl.exe
09-Mar-2005 17:24 2001.12.4414.55 1,180,160 Comsvcs.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:24 2001.12.4414.55 499,200 Comuid.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:24 2001.12.4414.55 227,328 Es.dll
09-Mar-2005 00:13 2001.12.4414.55 6,656 Migregdb.exe
09-Mar-2005 17:24 2001.12.4414.55 368,128 Msdtcprx.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:24 2001.12.4414.55 978,432 Msdtctm.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:24 2001.12.4414.55 150,528 Msdtcuiu.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:24 2001.12.4414.55 64,512 Mtxclu.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:24 2001.12.4414.55 83,456 Mtxoci.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:24 5.1.2600.1639 1,190,400 Ole32.dll
06-Mar-2004 02:16 5.1.2600.1361 535,552 Rpcrt4.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:24 5.1.2600.1639 275,456 Rpcss.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:24 2001.12.4414.55 97,280 Txflog.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:24 2001.12.4414.55 11,776 Xolehlp.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:18 2001.12.4414.30 229,888 Catsrv.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:18 2001.12.4414.30 627,712 Catsrvut.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:18 2001.12.4414.30 110,080 Clbcatex.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:18 2001.12.4414.30 501,248 Clbcatq.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:18 2001.12.4414.30 62,464 Colbact.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:18 2001.12.4414.30 195,584 Comadmin.dll
08-Mar-2005 01:29 2001.12.4414.30 9,728 Comrepl.exe
09-Mar-2005 17:18 2001.12.4414.30 1,250,816 Comsvcs.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:18 2001.12.4414.30 540,160 Comuid.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:18 2001.12.4414.30 243,200 Es.dll
08-Mar-2005 01:29 2001.12.4414.30 7,680 Migregdb.exe
09-Mar-2005 17:18 2001.12.4414.30 425,472 Msdtcprx.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:18 2001.12.4414.30 948,736 Msdtctm.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:18 2001.12.4414.30 161,280 Msdtcuiu.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:18 2001.12.4414.30 66,560 Mtxclu.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:18 2001.12.4414.30 91,136 Mtxoci.dll
09-Mar-2005 16:18 5.1.2600.2626 1,285,632 Ole32.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:18 5.1.2600.2626 396,288 Rpcss.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:18 2001.12.4414.30 101,376 Txflog.dll
09-Mar-2005 17:18 2001.12.4414.30 11,776 Xolehlp.dll
25-Feb-2005 03:53 371,936 Updspapi.dll
Windows XP, 64-bit version (IA-64)
   Date         Time   Version          Size       File name     Platform
09-Mar-2005 16:25 2001.12.4414.54 695,808 Catsrv.dll IA-64
09-Mar-2005 16:25 2001.12.4414.54 2,127,360 Catsrvut.dll IA-64
09-Mar-2005 16:25 2001.12.4414.54 360,960 Clbcatex.dll IA-64
09-Mar-2005 16:25 2001.12.4414.54 1,554,432 Clbcatq.dll IA-64
09-Mar-2005 16:25 2001.12.4414.54 202,752 Colbact.dll IA-64
09-Mar-2005 16:25 2001.12.4414.54 478,720 Comadmin.dll IA-64
02-Feb-2005 16:57 2001.12.4414.54 20,992 Comrepl.exe IA-64
09-Mar-2005 16:25 2001.12.4414.54 3,594,752 Comsvcs.dll IA-64
09-Mar-2005 16:25 2001.12.4414.54 1,817,600 Comuid.dll IA-64
09-Mar-2005 16:25 2001.12.4414.54 742,912 Es.dll IA-64
02-Feb-2005 16:57 2001.12.4414.54 12,800 Migregdb.exe IA-64
09-Mar-2005 16:25 2001.12.4414.54 1,512,960 Msdtcprx.dll IA-64
09-Mar-2005 16:25 2001.12.4414.54 3,484,160 Msdtctm.dll IA-64
09-Mar-2005 16:25 2001.12.4414.54 513,024 Msdtcuiu.dll IA-64
09-Mar-2005 16:25 2001.12.4414.54 194,048 Mtxclu.dll IA-64
09-Mar-2005 16:25 2001.12.4414.54 286,720 Mtxoci.dll IA-64
09-Mar-2005 16:25 5.1.2600.1639 4,356,608 Ole32.dll IA-64
06-Mar-2004 01:07 5.1.2600.1361 2,317,824 Rpcrt4.dll IA-64
09-Mar-2005 16:25 5.1.2600.1639 784,896 Rpcss.dll IA-64
09-Mar-2005 16:25 2001.12.4414.54 346,112 Txflog.dll IA-64
09-Mar-2005 16:25 2001.12.4414.54 27,136 Xolehlp.dll IA-64
09-Mar-2005 16:24 2001.12.4414.55 227,328 Wes.dll X86
09-Mar-2005 16:24 2001.12.4414.55 64,512 Wmtxclu.dll X86
09-Mar-2005 16:24 5.1.2600.1639 1,190,400 Wole32.dll X86
06-Mar-2004 01:16 5.1.2600.1361 509,440 Wrpcrt4.dll X86
09-Mar-2005 16:24 2001.12.4414.55 97,280 Wtxflog.dll X86
25-Feb-2005 02:50 639,712 Updspapi.dll IA-64
Note This hotfix rollup package contains only those files that you must have to correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix rollup package may not contain of all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.


For more information, 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: 895200 - Last Review: 24 Mar 2009 - Revision: 1