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When you run the Japanese or Korean versions of Windows NT 4.0, the system displays a blue screen error message. When you examine the call stack, you see an access violation in either of the following:
The blue screen error message would be displayed as a STOP 0x1E in Win32k.sys
STOP: 0x0000001E ( 0xC00000005, 0xA0036FC2, 0x00000000, 0x00000004) K_MODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED address 0xA0036FC2 in Win32K.sys
HMAllocObject() is not supposed to run in parallel, but it was being called simultaneously from multiple threads:
HMAllocObject() <- GetCPD() <- _GetClassInfo() <- NtUserGetClassInfo()
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:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/152734/EN-US/ )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.
Two call stacks have been seen in stress testing, both of which are caused by the same problem.
Stack for access violation in win32k!HMMarkObjectDestroy:
win32k!HMMarkObjectDestroy+0x17 win32k!HMDestroyUnlockedObject+0x88 win32k!DestroyThreadsObjects+0x85 win32k!xxxDestroyThreadInfo+0xbd win32k!UserThreadCallout+0x58 win32k!W32pThreadCallout+0x1d ntkrnlmp!PspExitThread+0x24f ntkrnlmp!NtTerminateProcess+0x13c ntkrnlmp!KiSystemService+0xc9 NTDLL!ZwTerminateProcess+0xb
Stack for access violation in win32k!HMAllocObject:
febec540 a002c77f e13d9e88 ff6a6d28 00000001 win32k!HMAllocObject+0x1da febec61c a002d3ee 00000000 febec674 febec680 win32k!xxxCreateWindowExWOW+0x111 febec6c0 8013bb59 80000000 febec674 febec680 win32k!NtUserCreateWindowEx+0x1aa febec6c0 77eb0257 80000000 febec674 febec680 ntoskrnl!KiSystemService+0xb9 0012f864 77e77470 80000000 00144e98 00144e98 0x77eb0257
Article ID: 185945 - Last Review: November 2, 2013 - Revision: 3.0