Windows 2000 SP1 Computer Hangs When You Use IEEE 1394 Digital Camera in NetMeeting

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SYMPTOMS

When you try to start an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 1394 digital camera in Microsoft NetMeeting, your computer may stop responding (hang). Note that this problem only occurs with Windows 2000 Service Pack 1-based computers.

CAUSE

This problem can occur because of a change that was made to the IEEE 1394 Driver Development Kit (DDK) after the Sonydcam.sys driver file was created. This change causes buffer incompatibilities between the original Sonydcam.sys driver file and Windows 2000 Service Pack 1 (SP1) binaries.

RESOLUTION

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:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date        Time    Version        Size    File name
   -------------------------------------------------------
   08/29/2000  6:21PM  5.0.2195.2104  22,032  Sonydcam.sys
				

STATUS

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.

MORE INFORMATION

For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
249149 Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes

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Article ID: 272295 - Last Review: October 21, 2013 - Revision: 3.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
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