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When you use Performance Monitor, you may see a drop in Available Memory and a rise in Pool Nonpaged Bytes.
This issue can occur when a put call is in an infinite loop. A memory leak occurs in CPropertyCache::putproperty for the variable pvArray. This memory leak occurs with every use of an ADSTYPE DNwithBin or DNwithString or LargeInteger that has an IDispatch pointer encapsulated in a variant.
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
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Windows 2000.
This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.