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When you use a multi-processor computer with an MSMQ connector application, the MSMQ service may become deadlocked. While the service is running, no MSMQ message traffic to or from the service is seen. If MSMQ Explorer is started, it stops responding (hangs) until the MSMQ service is stopped, and messages on other computers that send to queues on the affected computer accumulate.
An incorrect setting of a critical section allows for an internal resource deadlock for the MSMQ Queue Manager.
Message Queuing 2.0
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
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