Excessive network traffic after you save a Windows NT diagnostics report in Windows 2000

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SYMPTOMS

When you run the Windows NT Diagnostics (WinMSD) utility or the System Information tool, and then you save the report that is generated, excessive network traffic occurs between your computer and the domain controller.

CAUSE

This problem is caused by changes to
GetEffectiveRightsFromAclW
.

For additional information about creating a WinMSD report, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
232848 How to create a WinMSD report
For additional information about how to use the System Information tool, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
315396 How to troubleshoot startup problems in Windows 2000

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A newer version of this hotfix is available. For additional information about the newer hotfix, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
889405 The process that runs a WMI statement stops responding on a Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 or later-based computer
A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

To resolve this problem, 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:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
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.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) 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
   --------------------------------------------------------------
   23-Feb-2004  19:46  1.50.1085.119   1,093,733  Cimwin32.dll   

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

REFERENCES

For additional information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
816915 New file naming schema for Microsoft Windows software update packages
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 834774 - Last Review: February 20, 2007 - Revision: 4.5
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
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