Windows NT computers, and those built on Windows NT technology, may stop responding (hang) with one or more of the following STOP error messages:
These errors may be caused by one or more of the following:
- Hardware failure (memory, processor, or motherboard).
- Anti-virus software that is running on your computer.
- Drivers installed by third-party software.
To resolve these behaviors, perform one or more of the following:
- Replace the faulty hardware. You may be able to determine the faulty hardware by running diagnostics provided by the manufacturer. Please
contact the hardware manufacturer for more information.
- Disable any anti-virus software that is running on your computer. If the STOP errors no longer occur, contact the anti-virus software
manufacturer about a possible upgrade.
- Disable any third-party drivers that may be running. If the STOP errors no longer occur, contact the third-party manufacturer about a possible upgrade.
For more information on specific causes and resolutions for these error
messages, please query on the exact error message.
Article ID: 183169 - Last Review: February 27, 2007 - Revision: 2.2
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