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Computer Hangs After 49.7 Days
Article ID: 216641 - View products that this article applies to.
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After 49.7 days of continuous operation, your Windows-based computer may stop responding (hang).
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This problem can occur because of a timing algorithm in the Vtdapi.vxd file.
To resolve this problem, use the appropriate method:
Windows 98The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Release Date: Jun-04-1999
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
For additional information about Windows 95 updates, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/161020/EN-US/ )Implementing Windows 95 Updates