Thread Pool Becomes Stuck in a Loop in ThreadpoolMgr::WaitThreadStart

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You run a program that you built by using the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1. After your program has been running for a short time, the CPU Usage suddenly increases and a threadpool thread becomes corrupted. When this problem occurs, threads no longer unload.

You experience the following behavior:
  1. CPU Usage suddenly increases and one of the threads in the program deadlocks.
  2. Another thread continues to create manual events.
  3. A wait thread fires repeatedly on an AutoResetEvent that has a Win32 native manual event under it because the wait thread is trying to process the completion.


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
   28-Aug-2003  19:06  1.1.4322.936     77,824  Corperfmonext.dll
   28-Aug-2003  19:05  1.1.4322.936    311,296  Mscorjit.dll
   28-Aug-2003  19:05  1.1.4322.936  2,093,056  Mscorlib.dll
   28-Aug-2003  19:05  1.1.4322.936  2,498,560  Mscorsvr.dll
   28-Aug-2003  19:05  1.1.4322.936  2,490,368  Mscorwks.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


Article ID: 827640 - Last Review: January 17, 2015 - Revision: 1.5
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1
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