This article was previously published under Q182322
This article has been archived. It is offered "as is" and will no longer be updated.
The SNMP service may return garbage appended to a Get response. Thishappens when a SNMP application tries to get the description for thenetwork interface card (NIC).
The NIC is passing back a non-null terminated string. As a result, garbageis appended to the description of the NIC.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.