Article ID: 266221 - View products that this article applies to.
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Under certain circumstances when you are running an application that uses the data link control (DLC) protocol for network communications, your computer may stop responding (hang) and the following error message may be displayed on a blue screen:
NOTE: The fourth parameter of the stop code may differ.
When a DLC buffer pool structure is initialized, the number of elements in the array of buffer headers in the pool is being improperly initialized to one too few. As a result, a failure can occur when the largest index element is accessed.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/260910/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
This hotfix is available in many localized versions.
Date Time Size File name Platform ------------------------------------------------ 07/18/2000 05:03p 56,048 dlc.sys Intel
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.