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In a Microsoft COM+ application, when you click to select the Leave running when idle check box, the Dllhost process may unexpectedly time out. This problem occurs when the application is idle for approximately 49.7 days.
This problem occurs because the COM+ program does not correctly calculate the idle time-out value.
Service pack information
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
889100 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003
Hotfix rollup package information
This problem is fixed in the COM+ hotfix rollup packages that are discussed in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
897667 Availability of Windows Server 2003 Post-Service Pack 1 COM+ Hotfix Rollup Package 6
897696 Availability of Windows XP COM+ Hotfix Rollup Package 11
897697 Availability of Windows 2000 Post-Service Pack 4 COM+ 1.0 Hotfix Rollup Package 34
A 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. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.
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, contact 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: