"STOP 0x50" Accessing Files on Windows NT from Windows 95

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When you try to access files on a Windows NT 4.0-based computer from a Windows 95 client computer, the Windows NT computer may stop responding (hang) while displaying the following error message on a blue screen:
STOP 0x00000050


This behavior can occur if Dr. Solomon's WinGuard for Windows NT version 7.65 is running as a service on the Windows NT-based computer.


According to the manufacturer, Dr. Solomon's Software Ltd., version 7.66 of Dr. Solomon's WinGuard for Windows NT corrects this problem. Contact Dr. Software Ltd. at info@drsolomon.com for information about obtaining the updated version of Dr. Solomon's WinGuard for Windows NT.

To temporarily work around this issue, disable the WinGuard service using the following steps:
  1. In Control Panel, double-click Services.
  2. Click Guard, and then click Stop.
  3. Click Startup, and then click Disabled for the Startup setting.


The third-party product discussed in this article is manufactured by a vendor independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or other- wise, regarding this product's performance or reliability.


Article ID: 162438 - Last Review: November 1, 2006 - Revision: 1.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
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