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If you insert items into a Hashtable collection, you may receive the following error message:
InvalidOperationException, Hashtable insert failed. Load factor too high
This problem may appear to occur semi-randomly.
Because the circumstances that cause this problem are complex, it is difficult to predict when this problem might occur. However, if you insert the same set of data in the same order again, the problem will occur again.
A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 service pack that contains this hotfix.
To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) 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 -------------------------------------------------------------- 04-Nov-2003 20:51 1.1.4322.967 2,490,368 Mscorwks.dll 04-Nov-2003 20:42 10,736 Mscorlib.ldo 04-Nov-2003 20:50 1.1.4322.967 2,498,560 Mscorsvr.dll 04-Nov-2003 20:52 1.1.4322.967 77,824 CORPerfMonExt.dll 04-Nov-2003 20:49 1.1.4322.967 311,296 Mscorjit.dll 04-Nov-2003 01:27 1.1.4322.967 2,093,056 Mscorlib.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.
For additional information, 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