DHCP Server Service May AV When Adminstrating Locally or Remotely
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The DHCP Service may cause an access violation in Tcpsvcs.exe when you attempt to start the DHCP Administration program (Dhcpadmn.exe) connecting locally or remotely.
This problem occurs because the DHCP server does not properly initialize a structure created to hold client information.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or the individual software update. For information on obtaining the latest service pack, please go to:
Windows Service Pack Center -or- 152734 how to obtain the latest windows nt 4.0 service pack
For information on obtaining the individual software update, contact Microsoft Product Support Services. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information on support costs, please go to the following address on the World Wide Web:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT version 4.0 Service Pack 5.
Article ID: 216779 - Last Review: 11/02/2013 22:48:00 - Revision: 3.0
Applies to Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Enterprise Edition Keywords: kbnosurvey kbarchive kbhotfixserver kbqfe kbbug kbfix KB216779