FIX: Security errors may occur in WMI events in the .NET Framework 1.1

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When your program calls Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) that is used with the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 on an impersonated thread, a new thread is spawned to create the EventSource property. For example, the impersonated thread may be an Administrator. The new thread runs as an Administrator without an associated thread token. When the decoupled layer tries to obtain the thread token, the decoupled layer reverts to the process token. However, the decoupled layer may fail because of insufficient access to the spawned thread. You may receive the following error message:
Exception Type: System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException
ErrorCode: -2147217405
Message: Exception from HRESULT: 0x80041003.
TargetSite: Void Start()
HelpLink: NULL
Source: System.Management
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 file attributes) 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   --------------------------------------------------------------   14-Jun-2004  15:03  1.1.4322.1053     372,736  
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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Article ID: 867759 - Last Review: 01/17/2015 10:57:36 - Revision: 2.1

Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1

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