Access Violation May Occur in Termsrv.exe When You Are Using Time-Outs

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An access violation may occur in Termsrv.exe when you are using idle connection and disconnected session time-outs.


A small window exists in which an idle timer handle can be freed and later referenced if one of the timers run just after a logoff is initiated.


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 the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack


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 Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.


For additional information about time-out settings, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
222995 Windows 2000 Terminal Services Time-Out Setting Limits


Article ID: 256843 - Last Review: October 20, 2013 - Revision: 2.3
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
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