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Several Network Load Balancing hotfixes that were published before February 1, 2001 replace one or more Network Load Balancing .dll files and cannot be applied simultaneously. The hotfix package that is described in this article provides a set of Network Load Balancing .dll files that contain the hotfixes that were published before February 1, 2001.
The hotfix package that is described in this article resolves the following problems:
The Network Load Balancing Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) provider leaks a significant amount of memory in the WinMgmt process, resulting in 50 megabytes (MB) of memory being leaked in approximately 17 hours.
Modifying a host's Load weight setting in the configuration for Network Load Balancing ends all existing client connections to that host through the virtual IP address.
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: