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FIX: Active Script Host Quits Unexpectedly in Pdm.dll

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When you run scripts continuously in many threads in an active script host, the application may quit unexpectedly (crash) in the Pdm.dll file. This problem occurs more frequently on multiprocessor computers.
A supported hotfix 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 hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone 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   -----------------------------------------------------   29-Aug-2003  03:36  7.10.3241.0   57,344  Csm.dll   29-Aug-2003  03:35  7.10.3241.0  335,872  Mdm.exe   05-Sep-2003  21:05  7.0.9734.0   180,224  Msdbg2.dll   29-Aug-2003  03:42  7.10.3241.0  192,512  Pdm.dll   29-Aug-2003  00:34  7.10.3241.0  192,512  Vs7jit.exe   18-Mar-2003  22:23  7.10.3077.0   24,576  Mdmui.dll   28-Aug-2003  22:41  7.10.3241.4  348,160  Msvcr71.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
Script host hangs in pdm.dll

Article ID: 824650 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 19:17:20 - Revision: 1.3

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