Disk Manager Prompts You to Continue Every Five Minutes

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If your computer has many hard disks, Disk Manager may take a long time to start. During this time, you receive the following message approximately every five minutes and Disk Manager pauses drive enumeration until you click OK:
Local Disk manager not receiving connections. Do you wish to continue?
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   ----------------------------------------------------------   09/13/2000  4:48PM  2215.2215.297.3  164,112  Dmdskmgr.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: 273988 - Last Review: 10/21/2013 01:36:40 - Revision: 3.3

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