Memory Leak When Deleting File Control Blocks

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When a program accesses files by using File Control Blocks (FCBs), memory may be leaked each time the program closes a file. Over time, this can cause low-memory error messages.
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


To work around this problem, reboot the computer to retrieve the memory.
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 .

Article ID: 262825 - Last Review: 10/20/2013 20:31:04 - Revision: 3.2

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition

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