Performance Enhancements for Network Load Balancing

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Network Load Balancing, in some circumstances, may not manage client connections efficiently and may cause an unnecessary drain on system resources.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

Windows 2000

This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 1.

Windows NT 4.0

A fix for this behavior is now available.

For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
249149 Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes

Article ID: 255014 - Last Review: 10/20/2013 17:35:40 - Revision: 1.3

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