When you run scripts continuously in many threads in an active script host, the application may quit unexpectedly (crash) in the Pdm.dll file. This problem occurs more frequently on multiprocessor computers.
A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
To resolve this problem, 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
29-Aug-2003 03:36 7.10.3241.0 57,344 Csm.dll
29-Aug-2003 03:35 7.10.3241.0 335,872 Mdm.exe
05-Sep-2003 21:05 7.0.9734.0 180,224 Msdbg2.dll
29-Aug-2003 03:42 7.10.3241.0 192,512 Pdm.dll
29-Aug-2003 00:34 7.10.3241.0 192,512 Vs7jit.exe
18-Mar-2003 22:23 7.10.3077.0 24,576 Mdmui.dll
28-Aug-2003 22:41 7.10.3241.4 348,160 Msvcr71.dll
has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed
at the beginning of this article.