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In Windows 2000, a deadlock can occur if system calls are made in the APC routine for SetWaitableTimer.
In particular, this problem may occur in scenarios with the following characteristics:
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:
260910The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/260910/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
Date Time Version Size File name ------------------------------------------------------ 08/10/2000 03:26p 5.0:2195.2103 426,256 Rpcrt4.dll
NOTE: This fix is intended to be used only in Windows 2000. The next release of Windows may not have this fix. You should modify the program to work around this limitation.
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 how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/249149/EN-US/ )Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes
Article ID: 268229 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 4.0