XADM: Access Violation in Ole32.dll When Exchange 2000 Is Under Heavy Load

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When Exchange 2000 Server is running under a heavy load on a Windows 2000 Server-based computer, it may cause an access violation in Ole32.dll.
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 following files are available for download from the MicrosoftDownload Center:
For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help to prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

IMPORTANT: You must install this hotfix before you can upgrade your Exchange 2000 computers to Release Candidate 2 (RC2).
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server.

This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 1.
This behavior can be reproduced when the server is under stress with many messages containing OLE objects.

Article ID: 262385 - Last Review: 02/28/2014 00:32:38 - Revision: 4.7

Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Standard Edition, Microsoft Windows 2000 Standard Edition

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