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FIX: Divide-by-zero error in the .NET Framework 1.0

When the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 calculates an internal value for the percentage of CPU total time that is CPU busy time, a divide-by-zero error may occur. You may notice this problem more frequently when you are running Microsoft Windows XP Media Center.

If you are running Media Center when this problem occurs, you may receive an error message that is similar to the following:
Media Center Host Module error occurred after waking up Stand by mode
A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next .NET Framework 1.0 service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, 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   ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   23-Oct-2003  00:48  1.0.3705.465    200,704  Aspnet_isapi.dll   23-Oct-2003  00:02  1.0.3705.465     69,632  Corperfmonext.dll   23-Oct-2003  00:01  1.0.3705.465    303,104  Mscorjit.dll   23-Oct-2003  23:56  1.0.3705.465  1,953,792  Mscorlib.dll   23-Oct-2003  00:01  1.0.3705.465  2,273,280  Mscorsvr.dll   23-Oct-2003  00:02  1.0.3705.465  2,269,184  Mscorwks.dll   23-Oct-2003  00:46  1.0.3705.465     20,480  Perfcounter.dll   23-Oct-2003  23:49  1.0.3705.465  1,179,648   23-Oct-2003  23:56  1.0.3705.465  1,695,744   23-Oct-2003  23:48  1.0.3705.465  1,175,552  System.dll   23-Oct-2003  23:47  1.0.3705.465    241,664  System.messaging.dll   23-Oct-2003  23:47  1.0.3705.465    311,296  System.runtime.remoting.dll   23-Oct-2003  23:42  1.0.3705.465    131,072  System.runtime.serialization.formatters.soap.dll   23-Oct-2003  23:49  1.0.3705.465  1,196,032  System.web.dll   23-Oct-2003  23:47  1.0.3705.465    507,904   23-Oct-2003  23:56  1.0.3705.465  1,994,752   23-Oct-2003  23:49  1.0.3705.465  1,302,528  System.xml.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.
For additional information about the terminology that is used to describe Microsoft product updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the Standard Terminology That Is Used to Describe Microsoft Software Updates

Article ID: 831144 - Last Review: 10/25/2005 18:29:44 - Revision: 3.6

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