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Statistics may not display correctly for some Microsoft COM+ applications on a computer that is running Microsoft Windows Server 2003. If you experience this issue, you may see the following symptoms:
The process id and the component statistics are not displayed in Component Services for some COM+ applications that are running on the affected computer.
If the statistics are not displayed for a COM+ application that Microsoft Application Center Component Load Balancing (CLB) uses, all activation requests are routed to the affected computer.
The COM+ System Application service may unexpectedly quit (crash) on the affected computer. When this symptom occurs, an event may be logged in the Application log. This event will have a call stack that is similar to the following:
This problem occurs because race conditions corrupt the hash table that is used for COM+ statistics.
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 issue is fixed in the COM+ hotfix rollup package that is discussed in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 910730. For more information about the hotfix rollup package, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
910730 Availability of Windows Server 2003 Post-Service Pack 1 COM+ 1.5 Hotfix Rollup Package 7
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2.
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
For more information about Application Center 2000 CLB, visit the following Microsoft TechNet Web site: