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Microsoft KB Archive/249136

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Article ID: 249136

Article Last Modified on 10/25/2006


  • Microsoft Systems Management Server 2.0 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Systems Management Server 2.0 Service Pack 2

This article was previously published under Q249136


When you run Software Inventory for Systems Management Server (SMS) 2.0 on a Microsoft Windows 95-based client, the client computer may stop responding (hang).


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Systems Management Server version 2.0. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

288239 SMS: How to Obtain the Latest Systems Management Server 2.0 Service Pack


Restart the Windows 95-based computer.


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 Systems Management Server 2.0 Service Pack 3.


Clients running on platforms such as Japanese Windows 95 are still susceptible to this problem because the fix could not be implemented for Double Byte Character Set (DBCS) platforms. DBCS platforms having this problem must restart the computer.

Additional query words: prodsms hang freeze

Keywords: kbqfe kbhotfixserver kbbug kbfix kbinventory kbsms200presp3fix KB249136