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You may receive one of the following kernel mode STOP messages in NTOSKRNLwhile running Windows NT 4.0 on a multiprocessor DEC Alpha computer:
STOP 0x0000001E (KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED)
STOP 0x00000050 (PAGE_FAULT_IN_NON_PAGED_AREA)
These STOP messages may be caused by the Windows NT 4.0 kernel onmultiprocessor DEC Alpha computers while freeing pool quota. This problemcan potentially occur on any multiprocessor DEC Alpha computer. This issuedoes not affect single processor DEC Alpha computers, nor does it affectother platforms running Windows NT 4.0.
An updated kernel and HAL that correct this issue are available on theMicrosoft FTP server.
NOTE: This fix is to be applied only to computers with Service Pack 2 forWindows NT 4.0 installed.
This hotfix has been posted to the following Internet location:
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Windows NT version 4.0.This problem was corrected in the latest Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 U.S.ServicePack. For information on obtaining the service pack, query on the followingwordin the Microsoft Knowledge Base (without the spaces):