A Windows Vista-based computer may crash when a SATA hard disk drive uses Parallel Advanced Technology Attachment (PATA) mode

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SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario:
  • You are running a Windows Vista-based computer.
  • The computer has a Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) hard disk drive that has full disk encryption capability.
However, when the SATA hard disk drive uses Parallel Advanced Technology Attachment (PATA) mode, the hard disk drive may stop responding. In this situation, the computer may crash.

RESOLUTION

Update information

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Update for Windows Vista (KB943170)
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Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB943170)
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For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace any other updates.

File information

The 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 item in Control Panel.
Windows Vista, x86-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Aliide.sys1.2.0.017,46405-Feb-200806:29x86
Amdide.sys6.0.6000.2076517,97605-Feb-200806:29x86
Atapi.sys6.0.6000.2076521,56005-Feb-200806:29x86
Ataport.sys6.0.6000.20765110,13605-Feb-200806:31x86
Cmdide.sys2.0.7.019,00005-Feb-200806:29x86
Intelide.sys6.0.6000.2076517,97605-Feb-200806:29x86
Msahci.sys6.0.6000.2076528,21605-Feb-200806:32x86
Mshdc.infNot Applicable47,98605-Feb-200801:46Not Applicable
Pciide.sys6.0.6000.2076515,92805-Feb-200806:32x86
Pciidex.sys6.0.6000.2076545,11205-Feb-200806:32x86
Viaide.sys5.1.3790.15020,02405-Feb-200806:29x86
Windows Vista with Service Pack 1, x86-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Aliide.sys1.2.0.017,46405-Feb-200806:27x86
Amdide.sys6.0.6001.2210717,97605-Feb-200806:27x86
Atapi.sys6.0.6001.2210721,56005-Feb-200806:28x86
Ataport.sys6.0.6001.22107110,13605-Feb-200806:29x86
Cmdide.sys2.0.7.019,00005-Feb-200806:27x86
Intelide.sys6.0.6001.2210717,97605-Feb-200806:27x86
Msahci.sys6.0.6001.2210728,72805-Feb-200806:28x86
Mshdc.infNot Applicable47,45805-Feb-200801:47Not Applicable
Pciide.sys6.0.6001.2210716,44005-Feb-200806:27x86
Pciidex.sys6.0.6001.2210745,11205-Feb-200806:28x86
Viaide.sys5.1.3790.15020,02405-Feb-200806:28x86
Windows Vista, x64-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Aliide.sys1.2.0.018,48805-Feb-200806:38x64
Amdide.sys6.0.6000.2076518,48805-Feb-200806:38x64
Atapi.sys6.0.6000.2076522,58405-Feb-200806:38x64
Ataport.sys6.0.6000.20765123,96005-Feb-200806:39x64
Cmdide.sys2.0.7.020,53605-Feb-200806:38x64
Intelide.sys6.0.6000.2076519,51205-Feb-200806:38x64
Msahci.sys6.0.6000.2076530,26405-Feb-200806:38x64
Mshdc.infNot Applicable48,14605-Feb-200801:46Not Applicable
Pciide.sys6.0.6000.2076515,92805-Feb-200806:38x64
Pciidex.sys6.0.6000.2076551,25605-Feb-200806:39x64
Viaide.sys5.1.3790.15020,53605-Feb-200806:40x64
Windows Vista with Service Pack 1, x64-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Aliide.sys1.2.0.018,48805-Feb-200806:54x64
Amdide.sys6.0.6001.2210718,48805-Feb-200806:54x64
Atapi.sys6.0.6001.2210722,58405-Feb-200806:54x64
Ataport.sys6.0.6001.22107124,47205-Feb-200806:55x64
Cmdide.sys2.0.7.020,53605-Feb-200806:54x64
Intelide.sys6.0.6001.2210719,51205-Feb-200806:54x64
Msahci.sys6.0.6001.2210731,28805-Feb-200806:54x64
Mshdc.infNot Applicable47,61805-Feb-200801:47Not Applicable
Pciide.sys6.0.6001.2210716,44005-Feb-200806:54x64
Pciidex.sys6.0.6001.2210751,25605-Feb-200806:55x64
Viaide.sys5.1.3790.15020,53605-Feb-200806:58x64

STATUS

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

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about software update terminology, 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

Properties

Article ID: 943170 - Last Review: May 28, 2008 - Revision: 2.1
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
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