FIX: The Session_OnEnd() event is not raised in ASP Web applications as expected after you install Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2


Symptoms


Consider the following scenario. You install Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 (SP2). You create an ASP Web application that uses the Session_OnEnd() event. You host the ASP Web application in Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0. You run an ASP Web application that uses the Session_OnEnd() event. In this scenario, the Session_OnEnd() event is not raised in ASP Web applications as expected. Therefore, you may experience slow computer performance or memory leaks.

Resolution


Hotfix 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.

Prerequisites

You must have Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed to apply this hotfix.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English 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.
Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2, Itanium-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Asp.dll6.0.3790.40501,071,10430-Mar-200707:48
Wasp.dll6.0.3790.4050388,09630-Mar-200707:48
Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2, x64-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Asp.dll6.0.3790.4050621,56830-Mar-200707:48
Wasp.dll6.0.3790.4050388,09630-Mar-200707:48WOW
Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2, x86-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Asp.dll6.0.3790.4050388,09630-Mar-200707:43

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.