Article ID: 889673
Your Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2)-based computer may unexpectedly stop responding or experience random memory corruption when you resume from standby or from hibernation.
This problem can occur with some configurations of Windows XP SP2-based computers that take advantage of the hardware data execution prevention (DEP) feature of Windows XP SP2. For example, this problem might occur if you install a new, retail version of Windows XP SP2 on a computer that previously had an OEM version of Windows XP installed.
Update informationInstall this update to improve stability on Windows XP SP2-based computers that take advantage of the hardware data execution prevention (DEP) feature of Windows XP SP2. The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download the WindowsXP-KB889673-x86-ENU.exe package now.
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Release Date: March 20, 2006
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/ )How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
File informationThe English version of this update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) 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 -------------------------------------------------------------- 16-Nov-2004 01:37 5.1.2600.2562 105,344 Hal.dll 16-Nov-2004 01:37 5.1.2600.2562 131,712 Halaacpi.dll 16-Nov-2004 01:37 5.1.2600.2562 81,152 Halacpi.dll 16-Nov-2004 01:37 5.1.2600.2562 150,400 Halapic.dll 16-Nov-2004 01:37 5.1.2600.2562 134,272 Halmacpi.dll 16-Nov-2004 01:37 5.1.2600.2562 152,576 Halmps.dll 16-Nov-2004 01:37 5.1.2600.2562 77,696 Halsp.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
875352For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/875352/ )A detailed description of the Data Execution Prevention (DEP) feature in Windows XP Service Pack 2
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates