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Article ID: 923404 - Last Review: August 29, 2007 - Revision: 2.1

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SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario:
  • You connect a device to a Microsoft Windows XP-based computer by using an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Inc. (IEEE) 1394 (FireWire) connection.
  • The device uses the High Definition Audio-Video Network Alliance (HANA) specification.
In this scenario, the connected IEEE 1394 device does not recognize the computer. For example, a connected TV that uses the HANA specification shows other connected IEEE 1394-based devices on the screen. However, the connected Windows XP-based computer is not listed.

CAUSE

The problem occurs because of a bug in the Windows XP IEEE 1394 bus driver (1394bus.sys).

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

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http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support (http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support)
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File information

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 item in Control Panel.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
1394bus.sys5.1.2600.297453,37614-Aug-200611:19x86

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ ) Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
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