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When running an RPC client application on a Windows NT little endiancomputer and connecting to a non-Microsoft RPC server implementation on abig endian computer, the RPC client may cause an access violation (AV), andgenerate a Dr. Watson log.
The Microsoft RPC runtime library improperly converts data.
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.