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In Windows 2000 Service Pack 1 (SP1), calls to the Socket function may not be returned, causing the creation of sockets not to succeed. Therefore, socket programs may become unresponsive and cause 100 percent CPU usage.
Service pack information
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to obtain the latest Windows 2000 service pack
The following files are available for download from the MicrosoftDownload Center:
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File name -------------------------------------------------------- 19-Nov-2001 16:42 5.0.2195.4667 118,896 Afd.sys 24-Apr-2002 10:31 5.0.2195.4874 105,232 Msafd.dll 19-Apr-2002 17:45 220.127.116.11 3,584 Spmsg.dll 06-Apr-2002 16:50 5.0.2195.5542 313,168 Tcpip.sys 30-Jul-2001 20:15 5.0.2195.3988 16,240 Tdi.sys 24-Apr-2002 10:31 5.0.2195.4874 17,680 Wshtcpip.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 4.
For more information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
249149 Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes