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Event ID 2017 Fills the System Logs

Event ID 2017 is “The server was unable to allocate from the system nonpaged pool because the server reached the configured limit for nonpaged pool allocations.” This identified on a Windows 7 workstation. The resolution is a couple of registry changes.

Here is a screenshot of the System log file filtered for Event ID 2017.

event2017

Here is the fix.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management]
"LargeSystemCache"=dword:00000001
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\LanmanServer\Parameters]
"Size"=dword:00000003

Source(s)
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/30919e4f-6810-48d6-8769-2cff61f07544/event-id-2017-the-server-was-unable-to-allocate-from-the-system-nonpaged-pool-because-the-server?forum=w7itpronetworking
http://alan.lamielle.net/2009/09/03/windows-7-nonpaged-pool-srv-error-2017