Inetmib1.dll Causes Memory Leak in Winlogon.exe Process

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SYMPTOMS
If you use utilities such as srvinfo.exe to repeatedly query a remotesystem for process information, doing so may cause the memory used by theWinlogin process on the remote computer to slowly increase withoutdecreasing again.
CAUSE
This is caused in inetmib1.dll, where memory is allocated duringinitialization, but not de-allocated during clean-up.
RESOLUTION
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

STATUS
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.
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Article ID: 193090 - Last Review: 10/10/2013 21:00:41 - Revision: 1.3

  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
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