Article ID: 932932 - View products that this article applies to.
You may experience the following problems on a Windows Vista-based computer that is using an NVIDIA nForce 430/410 (also known as MCP 51) Southbridge chipset:
This problem may be caused by multiple-queue "read and write" operations that occur at the same time. The data in a given sector may be randomly shifted by a multiple of 4 bytes. However, the sector itself is not changed. This problem may occur on the boot sector or may affect any file on the computer. For example, the problem may affect the following types of files:
If you are using an NVIDIA nForce 430/410 Southbridge chipset, we recommend that you avoid this problem by installing a driver update for the device. To do this, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://windowsupdate.microsoft.comIf your computer is affected by this problem, one of the following driver updates will be listed on the Windows Update page:
Alternatively, contact NVIDIA to obtain a driver update that resolves this problem. For information about your hardware manufacturer, visit the following Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/gp/vendors/en-usMicrosoft provides third-party contact information to help you find technical support. This contact information may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this third-party contact information.
The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, about the performance or reliability of these products.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Article ID: 932932 - Last Review: March 15, 2007 - Revision: 1.2