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The Time to Connect with Remote Access Continues to Grow

This article was previously published under Q329310
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When you try to log on to a remote server by using a remote access client, the time that it takes to log on to the remote access server becomes longer with each logon attempt. Restarting the client does not shorten the time.

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Windows XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to obtain the latest Windows XP service pack

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) 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   ------------------------------------------------------------------   30-Sep-2002  14:52  5.1.2600.101   160,256  Rasmans.dll (pre-SP1)   30-Sep-2002  15:16  5.1.2600.1129  159,232  Rasmans.dll (with SP1)				

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 Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2.
The dialer program may use the RasSetEntryProperties function, set the credentials on that entry, obtain the credentials by using the RasGetCredentials function, and then delete the entry. If this occurs in a tight loop, the delay in obtaining the credentials continues to grow. The dialer program may have been created by using the Connection Manager Administration Kit (CMAK), or by using other proprietary dialers that are designed for Microsoft Windows by third-party developers

Article ID: 329310 - Last Review: 02/27/2014 21:15:12 - Revision: 2.6

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition SP1, Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP1

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