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After you install Service Pack 4 or Windows 2000 Security Update MS04-011 on your Microsoft Windows 2000-based computer, you may experience one or more of the following problems.
Note These symptoms also occur during a Terminal Services client session.
To work around this problem, stop the remote registry service, and then start Internet Explorer or Control Panel. To stop the remote registry service, follow these steps:
To resolve this issue, install the hotfix package that is described in the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/834010/ )A deadlock occurs when a program that uses WMI calls the LoadLibrary() or the FreeLibrary() function in Windows 2000
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.