This problem is known to appear on some of the nodes when using distributed rendering.
This problem seems to be triggered by the Autodesk Info Center application which by default starts with 3Ds Max.
the location of the Info Center application on any node PC where the
problem appears (the file name is WSCommCntr4.exe - it is usually found
in C:\Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\WSCommCntr4\Lib ) and
rename it to, for example, WSCommCntr4.exe.OLD - it is essential to change the file extension to .OLD
so that it is prevented from running.
You can also move the file to a
new folder, but please do not remove it completely, as it is good to
backups of such files in case they are needed in the future. After
doing that, please check if
after running 3ds Max, there is no WSCommCntr4.exe process running in
the Windows Task Manager.
If the above solution does not work for you, please contact us by submitting a support ticket.