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DLLHost.Exe quits unexpectedly (crashes), and then a new process is created.
The internal page allocator is returning a block of memory that is not writable. Instead of returning a pointer to an object, the internal page allocator is returning a pointer to the v-table of an object.
Service Pack Information
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
This hotfix is available in the COM+ Hotfix rollup package 23. For additional information, and to obtain this hotfix, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
330081 INFO: Availability of Windows 2000 Post-Service Pack 3 COM+ Hotfix
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4.