KB971404

You have a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista. After thousands of IP addresses are bound to a network adapter, you encounter one or more of the following issues:

  • CPU usage reaches 100 percent.
  • Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) cannot connect remotely to the affected computer.
  • Terminal sessions that are connected to the affected computer have poor performance.

Further investigation indicates that these issues occur when an application calls one of the following functions:

  • GetAdaptersAddresses
  • GetAdaptersInfo

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