Event ID: 26 occurs when you log off from a server that has Terminal Server enabled in Windows Server 2003 SP1
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Applies to: Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web EditionMicrosoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 EditionMicrosoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)More
When you log off from a server that has Terminal Server enabled in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1), an event that resembles the following may be logged in the System event log:This problem occurs when the My Documents folder is redirected to a remote shared directory.
This problem occurs because the Microsoft Window Redirector closes the network connection to the file server before the Window Redirector closes the handle to the file.
Service pack information
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
889100 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003
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.
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To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows Server 2003 SP1 installed on the computer.
You must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.
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, x86-based versions
Windows Server 2003, Itanium-based versions
Windows Server 2003, x64-based versions
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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