Stop 0xA in Tcpip.sys When Token Ring Source Routing Data Exceeds 18 Bytes

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A computer running Windows NT in a source-routed Token Ring environment may stop randomly with the following blue screen STOP message:



This error occurs when Windows NT receives multiple address resolution protocol (ARP) request frames that contain more than the legal amount of Token Ring source routing information. This problem may occur if a source routing bridge does not discard frames with invalid routing information (RI) fields.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.


Article ID: 179157 - Last Review: November 2, 2013 - Revision: 2.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
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