FIX: Active script host crashes in Pdm.dll when multiple threads execute the same scripts

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When you run scripts continuously in a large number of threads in an active script host, the application may crash in the Pdm.dll file. This problem occurs more frequently in multiprocessor computers.
A supported fix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

To resolve this problem, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the fix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

The English version of this hotfix 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   -----------------------------------------------------   18-Aug-2003  13:36                 1,897  Install.cmd   19-Mar-2003  02:55  7.10.3077.0  335,872  Mdm.exe   18-Mar-2003  23:23  7.10.3077.0   24,576  Mdmui.dll   19-Mar-2003  02:58  7.10.3077.0  192,512  Msdbg2.dll   15-Jul-2003  10:36  7.10.3196.0  192,512  Pdm.dll   18-Mar-2003  23:23  7.10.3077.0  192,512  Vs7jit.exe
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Article ID: 824415 - Last Review: 01/10/2015 14:18:50 - Revision: 2.3

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