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FIX: Race Condition on Pooled COM+ Transactional Object Causes System to Stop Responding

This article was previously published under Q290505
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When a pooled COM+ component is marked as transactional, the system may stop responding (hang) due to an internal race condition.
Under a particular sequence of events in a transactional component (primarily Bring Your Own Transaction [BYOT] transactions), the COM+ dispenser manager tries to reuse the ITransaction interface before it is properly released and while the dispenser manager is still cleaning it up.
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 the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.

Article ID: 290505 - Last Review: 11/02/2013 16:09:00 - Revision: 2.0

Microsoft COM+ 1.0

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