A "Stop 0xc0000244" Error Occurs When You Audit Policy Changes If CrashOnAuditFail Is Turned On

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If you turn on the CrashOnAuditFail option, Windows XP may stop responding (hang) with stop code 0xC0000244 during the startup process.


This problem occurs if you turn on the CrashOnAuditFail option and you are auditing for policy changes.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to Obtain the Latest Windows XP Service Pack
The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) 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 tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version      Size     File name
   03-Jun-2002  14:45  5.1.2600.46  653,824  Lsasrv.dll
   03-Jun-2002  14:45  5.1.2600.46   11,776  Lsass.exe


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows XP Service Pack 1.


Article ID: 323475 - Last Review: October 27, 2006 - Revision: 1.2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
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