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Indexing Service query timeouts may not work. Unlike Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) 4.0, Windows 2000 allows expensive queries not to timeout, which can cause the site to become unresponsive.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
NOTE: To view the version, right-click the file in Windows Explorer, click Properties, and then click Version.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Windows 2000. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 1.