Memory leak in Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
A memory leak in Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005 causes a gradual decrease in available system memory. This loss in available memory causes degradation in system performance. When this behavior occurs, the user must restart the computer.
This problem is caused by a memory leak in the tcserver.exe service.
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 Windows XP 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:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support (http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support)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 file attributes) 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 -------------------------------------------------- 26-Apr-2005 07:36 1.7.2600.2663 36,352 Contexttagger.dll 26-Apr-2005 04:10 1.7.2600.2663 271,872 Tabtip.exe 18-Apr-2005 23:19 559 Tcserver.exe.config 26-Apr-2005 04:10 1.7.2600.2663 43,520 Tcserver.exe 26-Apr-2005 07:36 1.7.2600.2657 65,536 Tiplibrary.dll 26-Apr-2005 07:36 1.7.2600.2663 214,016 Tiptsf.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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