Simple TCP/IP Services Can Be Driven to 100% CPU
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It is possible to cause the Simple TCP/IP services to drive the processorusage up to 100 percent.
Sending a specific UDP packet to a server using the Simple TCP/IP serviceswill cause this behavior.
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.
Simple TCP Services CPU
Article ID: 194341 - Last Review: 10/10/2013 22:32:37 - Revision: 1.2
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, Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Enterprise Edition
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