Heap Corruption with Administrator-Defined CSC Path Using Logical Drive

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Adding Client Side Caching (CSC) to a network drive by using a logical drive letter rather than a Universal Naming Convention (UNC) path with Group Policy causes memory corruption, resulting in random hangs in Explorer.exe.
This problem is caused by a string buffer being freed twice, resulting in heap corruption.
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   ----------------------------------------------------   05/08/2000  21:03  5.0.2195.2103  232,208  Cscui.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

Article ID: 269680 - Last Review: 10/21/2013 00:02:24 - Revision: 3.3

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