You may receive a Stop error message when you use a scanner in Windows Server 2003 or in Windows XP x64 Edition

Symptoms

When you use a computer that is running any one of the operating systems that are listed in the "Applies to" section, and you try to use a scanner to scan a document, you may receive the following Stop error message:
STOP 0x000000C4 DRIVER_VERIFIER_DETECTED_VIOLATION


Note This problem is known to occur with HP Scanning Software and with HP ScanJet scanner models 4070, 3970, 3800, and 4370. However, the problem may also occur with other software and with other scanner models.

Cause

This problem occurs because of a code error in the Usbscan.sys file.

Resolution

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
889100 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003

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. 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: 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

You must be running Windows Server 2003 SP1.

Note x64-based versions of Windows Server 2003 do not require this service pack.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the 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 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.

x64-based versions of Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Usbscan.sys5.2.3790.246727,64817-Jun-200500:56x64SP1SP1QFE
Itanium-based versions of Windows Server 2003
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Usbscan.sys5.2.3790.34945,56816-Jun-200507:02IA-64NoneRTMQFE
Usbscan.sys5.2.3790.246649,15216-Jun-200507:02IA-64SP1SP1QFE
Note If you are running Windows XP x64 Editions, download the package for Windows Server 2003 x64. This version includes the hotfix for Windows XP x64 Editions.

Status

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

This problem was first corrected in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2.

More Information

For more 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



Technical support for Windows x64 editions

Your hardware manufacturer provides technical support and assistance for Microsoft Windows x64 editions. Your hardware manufacturer provides support because a Windows x64 edition was included with your hardware. Your hardware manufacturer might have customized the Windows x64 edition installation with unique components. Unique components might include specific device drivers or might include optional settings to maximize the performance of the hardware. Microsoft will provide reasonable-effort assistance if you need technical help with your Windows x64 edition. However, you might have to contact your manufacturer directly. Your manufacturer is best qualified to support the software that your manufacturer installed on the hardware.

For product information about Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, visit the following Microsoft Web site: For product information about Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 editions, visit the following Microsoft Web site:


The third-party products that are discussed in this article are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.
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Article ID: 902390 - Last Review: Feb 3, 2009 - Revision: 1

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