Registry Quota Leak In Windows 2000

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Certain registry operations may cause the registry size that is reported in the user interface to be miscalculated. The operations that lead to this condition do not commonly occur. However, if this condition does occur, the reported current registry size becomes inflated. If this variable reaches the maximum registry size limit, Windows 2000 does not allow further registry expansion.
A problem in Windows 2000 causes the CmpGlobalQuotaUsed variable to be miscalculated.
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
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date       Time    Version        Size       File name   ---------------------------------------------------------   4/21/2000  7:25PM  5.0.2195.2061  1,617,728  Ntkrnlmp.exe   4/21/2000  7:25PM  5.0.2195.2061  1,617,728  Ntkrnlpa.exe   4/21/2000  7:25PM  5.0.2195.2061  1,638,144  Ntkrpamp.exe   4/21/2000  7:25PM  5.0.2195.2061  1,595,648  Ntoskrnl.exe				

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.

Article ID: 260241 - Last Review: 10/20/2013 19:22:52 - Revision: 3.3

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