"Stop error code 0x0000000A IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL" error message when you try to put the computer into hibernation (S4) in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008

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SYMPTOMS

You have a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008. When you try to put the computer into hibernation (S4) mode, the system may crash. Additionally, you receive a Stop error message that resembles the following:

STOP: 0x0000000A ( parameter1, parameter2, parameter3, parameter4)
IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
This issue may occur when you have some third-party storage miniport drivers installed on the computer.

Notes
  • The parameters in the Stop error message may vary, depending on the configuration of the computer.
  • Not all "STOP: 0x0000000A" error messages are caused by this issue.

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 the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

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, contact 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

To apply this hotfix, your computer must be running one of the following operating systems:
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1)
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2)
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 SP2
For more information about how to obtain a Windows Vista service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
935791 How to obtain the latest Windows Vista service pack
For more information about how to obtain a Windows Server 2008 service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
968849 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2008

Registry information

To use the hotfix in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

The global version of this hotfix installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.
Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 file information notes
Important Windows Vista hotfixes and Windows Server 2008 hotfixes are included in the same packages. However, only "Windows Vista" is listed on the Hotfix Request page. To request the hotfix package that applies to one or both operating systems, select the hotfix that is listed under "Windows Vista" on the page. Always refer to the "Applies To" section in articles to determine the actual operating system that each hotfix applies to.
  • The files that apply to a specific product, SR_Level (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table.
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    VersionProductSR_LevelService branch
    6.0.600 1 . 22xxxWindows Vista and Windows Server 2008SP1LDR
    6.0.600 2 . 22xxxWindows Vista and Windows Server 2008SP2LDR
  • Service Pack 1 is integrated into the release version of Windows Server 2008. Therefore, RTM milestone files apply only to Windows Vista. RTM milestone files have a 6.0.0000.xxxxxx version number.
  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are listed separately in the "Additional file information for Windows Server 2008 and for Windows Vista" section. MUM files and MANIFEST files, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are extremely important to maintaining the state of the updated component. The security catalog files, for which the attributes are not listed, are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.
For all supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2008 and of Windows Vista
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Diskdump.sys6.0.6001.2267019,96814-Apr-201016:14x86
Diskdump.sys6.0.6002.2238219,96814-Apr-201016:40x86
For all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 and of Windows Vista
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Diskdump.sys6.0.6001.2267020,48014-Apr-201016:37x64
Diskdump.sys6.0.6002.2238220,48014-Apr-201016:56x64
For all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Diskdump.sys6.0.6001.2267047,61614-Apr-201016:20IA-64
Diskdump.sys6.0.6002.2238247,61614-Apr-201016:50IA-64

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, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
978571 Stop error when you try to put the computer into hibernation (S4) in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2: "STOP: 0x0000000A IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL"
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

Additional file information

Additional file information for Windows Vista and for Windows Server 2008

Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows Vista and of Windows Server 2008
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File nameX86_543ef6343816f7561583aec7affb3904_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22670_none_9f7e0226273da591.manifest
File version
File size696
Date (UTC)15-Apr-2010
Time (UTC)10:17
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameX86_9424b4c64fdd3fef7f144959cc7f4c4e_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.22382_none_6f80a321c9508a5c.manifest
File version
File size696
Date (UTC)15-Apr-2010
Time (UTC)10:17
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-diskdump_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22670_none_66fc2ce1b09c8601.manifest
File version
File size2,771
Date (UTC)15-Apr-2010
Time (UTC)00:43
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-diskdump_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.22382_none_68d9cf71adc929c4.manifest
File version
File size2,771
Date (UTC)14-Apr-2010
Time (UTC)21:34
PlatformNot Applicable
Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows Vista and of Windows Server 2008
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File nameAmd64_07715e8a6a0c00783c552b4fd05770b6_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.22382_none_d1576ee55546af0c.manifest
File version
File size700
Date (UTC)15-Apr-2010
Time (UTC)10:17
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameAmd64_14345a7bb2e8777f18ed7b368ff9335b_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22670_none_a8173eaeed433ff0.manifest
File version
File size700
Date (UTC)15-Apr-2010
Time (UTC)10:17
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameAmd64_microsoft-windows-diskdump_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22670_none_c31ac86568f9f737.manifest
File version
File size3,023
Date (UTC)15-Apr-2010
Time (UTC)00:47
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameAmd64_microsoft-windows-diskdump_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.22382_none_c4f86af566269afa.manifest
File version
File size3,023
Date (UTC)14-Apr-2010
Time (UTC)21:21
PlatformNot Applicable
Additional files for all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008
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File nameIa64_b8a950aadc8fadba640fd6d89b644bc8_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22670_none_c22f5c8caa080bcb.manifest
File version
File size698
Date (UTC)15-Apr-2010
Time (UTC)10:17
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameIa64_e2ef3a25885f3e07be503f3ffbc84669_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.22382_none_e8ce2747e2e1654d.manifest
File version
File size698
Date (UTC)15-Apr-2010
Time (UTC)10:17
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameIa64_microsoft-windows-diskdump_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22670_none_66fdd0d7b09a8efd.manifest
File version
File size3,021
Date (UTC)14-Apr-2010
Time (UTC)21:34
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameIa64_microsoft-windows-diskdump_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.22382_none_68db7367adc732c0.manifest
File version
File size3,021
Date (UTC)15-Apr-2010
Time (UTC)01:50
PlatformNot Applicable

Properties

Article ID: 982327 - Last Review: January 9, 2012 - Revision: 4.0
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems
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