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When you use a custom-built application to print custom forms from a Microsoft Windows 2000-based computer, an access violation in Spoolsv.exe may occur.
This problem may occur if a "race" condition occurs between a call to the DeviceCapabilities() function by the print spooler and the AddForm() function by the custom application. If the call to the AddForm () function occurs first, more forms may be generated than the spooler can handle, resulting in an access violation.
For additional information about how to use the AddForm() function and custom forms, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/282474/ )HOWTO: Print using custom page sizes on Windows NT and Windows 2000
Hotfix informationA 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.
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, submit a request to 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:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote 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.
PrerequisitesNo prerequisites are required.
Restart requirementYou must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File informationThe 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 -------------------------------------------------------------- 24-Mar-2004 22:19 5.0.2195.6824 42,256 Basesrv.dll 21-Sep-2003 00:45 5.0.2195.6824 236,304 Cmd.exe 24-Mar-2004 22:19 0.2.0.1 138,000 Faxui.dll 24-Mar-2004 22:19 5.0.2195.6898 242,448 Gdi32.dll 24-Mar-2004 22:19 5.0.2195.6897 742,160 Kernel32.dll 24-Mar-2004 22:19 5.0.2195.6896 252,688 Localspl.dll 24-Mar-2004 22:19 5.0.2195.6824 54,544 Mpr.dll 24-Mar-2004 22:19 5.0.2195.6895 335,120 Msgina.dll 24-Mar-2004 22:19 5.0.2195.6892 90,264 Rdpwd.sys 05-Feb-2004 20:18 5.0.2195.6896 5,869,056 Sp3res.dll 24-Mar-2004 22:19 5.0.2195.6876 80,144 Spoolss.dll 24-Mar-2004 22:19 5.0.2195.6897 403,216 User32.dll 24-Mar-2004 22:19 5.0.2195.6891 394,512 Userenv.dll 11-Mar-2004 02:37 5.0.2195.6897 1,720,368 Win32k.sys 24-Mar-2004 22:19 5.0.2195.6824 87,312 Win32spl.dll 11-Mar-2004 02:37 5.0.2195.6898 181,520 Winlogon.exe 24-Mar-2004 22:19 5.0.2195.6884 252,688 Winsrv.dll 24-Mar-2004 22:19 5.0.2195.6897 742,160 Kernel32.dll 11-Mar-2004 02:37 5.0.2195.6897 1,720,368 Win32k.sys 24-Mar-2004 22:19 5.0.2195.6884 252,688 Winsrv.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, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/816915/ )New file naming schema for Microsoft Windows software update packages
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 837841 - Last Review: November 2, 2013 - Revision: 3.0