Access Violation in Inetinfo.exe When Quitting IIS During Heavy Usage

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An access violation may occur in the Inetinfo.exe process when you try to quit Microsoft Internet Information Server version 5.0 while an application is making heavy use of IIS.

This access violation may cause the computer that is running the Inetinfo.exe process to drop out of a testing scenario or it may cause loss of data in the metabase.
This behavior occurs because of a problem in the Coadmin.dll file.
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   ------------------------------------------------------   11/08/2000  08:02p  5.0.2195.2688  41,232  coadmin.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 Microsoft 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: 279207 - Last Review: 10/21/2013 03:40:59 - Revision: 3.2

Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1

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