Windows NT Boot Process Hangs Because of Daylight Saving Time Manipulation

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SYMPTOMS

If a computer is rebooted in the first hour after fall daylight savings time takes affect, it will stop responding (hang) at the blue startup screen until 2:00 A.M. This problem does not occur on spring daylight savings time.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because of the incorrect order of the initialization of timer objects in Windows NT.

RESOLUTION

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

STATUS

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.

Properties

Article ID: 194919 - Last Review: October 10, 2013 - Revision: 1.4
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
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