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NetDDE will cause a Dr. Watson error when an application closes connectionsthat are not yet established over the network. This only occurs when theconnection is timing out at the same time that the client is closing theconnection.
WM_DDE_TERMINATE is being processed twice by NetDDE, which causes it tocrash.
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.