When a server is in low memory situation, the Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MS DTC) process (Msdtc.exe) may stop responding (crash).
When MS DTC tries to manage new transactions, the attempt fails because of a lack of resources.
To work around this problem, verify that the memory configuration of the computer is correct, and then correct the memory configuration if it is not.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: