Network Load Balancing WMI Provider Memory Leak

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The Network Load Balancing (NLB) Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) provider leaks significant amounts of memory in the Winmgmt process. In testing scenarios, the leak has been as much as 20 MB in 10 hours.
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   -----------------------------------------------------   6/22/2000  7:02PM  5.0.2195.2097  84 KB  Wlbsprov.dll				

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.
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: 266375 - Last Review: 10/20/2013 22:31:24 - Revision: 3.3

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
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