Lsass.exe Causes an Access Violation

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Domain controllers in parent and child domains in Windows 2000 may become slow and eventually restart because there is heap damage which forces an access violation in Lsass.exe.
This issue can occur when there is heap damage because there is an invalid pointer allocation.
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-language version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date       Time    Version        Size     File name   -----------------------------------------------------   7/21/2000  5:12pm  5.0.2195.2103  906,000  Ntdsa.dll   7/19/2000  7:08pm  5.0.2195.2103  378,640  Samsrv.dll				

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Windows 2000. 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
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Article ID: 269135 - Last Review: 10/20/2013 23:48:13 - Revision: 3.4

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