Stop error message on a Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008-based computer that has multiple processors installed: "Stop error code 0x00000101 (CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT)"
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Applies to: Windows Vista BusinessWindows Vista EnterpriseWindows Vista Home BasicWindows Vista Home PremiumWindows Vista UltimateWindows Vista Business 64-bit EditionWindows Vista Enterprise 64-bit EditionWindows Vista Home Basic 64-bit EditionWindows Vista Home Premium 64-bit EditionWindows Vista Ultimate 64-bit EditionWindows Server 2008 StandardWindows Server 2008 EnterpriseWindows Server 2008 DatacenterWindows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-VWindows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-VWindows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-VMore
On a Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008-based computer that has multiple processors installed, you may encounter a system crash problem. When this problem occurs, you may receive a Stop error message which resembles the following:
This problem occurs because of a race condition in the system interprocessor interrupt (IPI) mechanism in Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008.
To resolve this problem, install the hotfix that is described in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 967170. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
967170 Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 do not correctly audit all the privilege use events
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.