Automatic Reboot Does Not Work with Default Paging File Size

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Symptoms

On a Windows NT-based computer with exactly four gigabytes (GB) of RAM, if you select both the Write Debugging Information To and Automatically Reboot check boxes on the Startup/Shutdown tab in the System tool in Control Panel, allowing the default paging file size of 2049 megabytes (MB) of RAM causes the automatic reboot feature not to work.

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.

More information

Under these conditions, if you receive an error message on a blue screen, or another serious error condition, Windows NT does not restart the computer after a memory dump has been performed.

Properties

Article ID: 195030 - Last Review: November 2, 2013 - Revision: 2.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Enterprise Edition
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