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Article ID: 955076 - Last Review: January 20, 2012 - Revision: 4.0

SYMPTOMS

On a Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008-based computer that has multiple processors installed, you may encounter a system crash problem. When this problem occurs, you may receive a Stop error message which resembles the following:

*** STOP: 0x00000101 (Prameter1, Prameter2, Prameter3, Prameter4)
CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT

CAUSE

This problem occurs because of a race condition in the system interprocessor interrupt (IPI) mechanism in Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, install the hotfix that is described in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 967170.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
967170  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/967170/ ) Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 do not correctly audit all the privilege use events

STATUS

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

APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V
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