"Stop 0x05" error message when you use a multithreaded application in Windows 2000 Server

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SYMPTOMS

When you run an application in a multithreaded environment on a Microsoft Windows 2000 Server-based computer, the computer may unexpectedly shut down or stop responding, and then you receive the following error message:
STOP: 0x50

CAUSE

This problem may occur in the following scenario:
  1. A multithreaded application locks the same region object multiple times in the same process.
  2. More than one thread tries to free the region object.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name
   -----------------------------------------------------------
   06-Sep-2003  02:11  5.0.2195.6738      42,256  Basesrv.dll      
   17-Jan-2003  17:06  5.0.2195.6656     236,304  Cmd.exe          
   06-Sep-2003  02:11  5.0.2195.6762     222,992  Gdi32.dll        
   06-Sep-2003  02:11  5.0.2195.6816     711,440  Kernel32.dll     
   06-Sep-2003  02:11  5.0.2195.6807     333,584  Msgina.dll       
   06-Sep-2003  02:11  5.0.2195.6701      90,232  Rdpwd.sys
   04-Sep-2003  18:06  5.0.2195.6801   5,232,128  Sp3res.dll       
   06-Sep-2003  02:11  5.0.2195.6799     380,176  User32.dll       
   06-Sep-2003  02:11  5.0.2195.6794     385,808  Userenv.dll      
   29-Aug-2003  02:29  5.0.2195.6814   1,628,528  Win32k.sys
   03-Sep-2003  23:13  5.0.2195.6815     182,032  Winlogon.exe     
   06-Sep-2003  02:11  5.0.2195.6775     243,984  Winsrv.dll       
   06-Sep-2003  02:11  5.0.2195.6816     711,440  Kernel32.dll     
   29-Aug-2003  02:29  5.0.2195.6814   1,628,528  Win32k.sys
   06-Sep-2003  02:11  5.0.2195.6775     243,984  Winsrv.dll       

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.

MORE INFORMATION

For additional information about how hotfix packages are named, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
816915 New file naming schema for Microsoft Windows software update packages
For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 825060 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 2.5
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
Keywords: 
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