WM_TIMER messages lost (don't get to my gina)

Hi:

I'm working on an XP gina that, among other things, sets a timer to wake up and do some administrative tasks at a certain time.  Occasionally the WM_TIMER message appears not to be delivered to my gina.  Not just late, which the gina can expect and tolerate, but never.

MS KB article Q322913 "WM_TIMER Messages May Stop Being Delivered to Programs in Windows 2000" describes this problem for Windows 2000 and indicates an available patch that replaces winlogon.exe, msgina.dll, userenv.dll, and several core OS files.

Does anyone know if there is an XP patch available for this problem?  How/where can I locate this patch, if it exists?

Thanks...

Michael Brown
mab@purdue.edu
mabAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

ghanaCommented:
There is also a KB article regarding Windows XP:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=323328

The patch is not available via internet download. You have to contact the Microsoft support as mentioned in the article above.

Good luck!
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
mabAuthor Commented:
Patch is apparently not in SP 1/1a either.

Sorry to be so tardy getting back on this.  My schedule the last couple of months has been insane...
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
OS Security

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.