Article ID: 884843
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Assume the following scenario: A Winsock program is running on your Microsoft Windows 2000 Server-based computer with Service Pack 4 (SP4) applied. Additionally, the hotfix that is described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article is installed on your computer:
839045The socket program creates a socket and then uses the WSAEventSelect function to select the FD_READ event. The socket program also uses the WSAWaitForMultipleEvent function to wait for data on the listening socket.
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/839045/ )Socket applications quit with a WSAEWOULDBLOCK error in Windows 2000 Server
In this scenario, you may notice the following symptoms:
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.
PrerequisitesThis hotfix requires Windows 2000 Server SP4.
Restart requirementYou must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix replaces the hotfix from Knowledge Base article 839045.
File informationThe 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 ----------------------------------------------------------- 08-Jan-2005 17:58 5.0.2195.7019 119,248 Afd.sys 19-Jun-2003 20:05 5.0.2195.6602 108,816 Msafd.dll 19-Jun-2003 20:05 5.0.2195.6706 332,144 Tcpip.sys 19-Jun-2003 20:05 5.0.2195.6655 16,240 Tdi.sys 19-Jun-2003 20:05 5.0.2195.6601 17,680 Wshtcpip.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For additional information about how hotfix packages are named, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
816915For additional information about the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates, 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